Tracey Roan has spent the last 5 years working on the family dairy farm in Dumfries and Galloway. During her 5 years she has helped develop and raise the profile of the family’s diversification business venture - Roan`s Dairy. Originally from the Scottish Borders, Tracey moved to Dumfries and Galloway after meeting her husband whilst studying for her Honours Degree in Rural Recreation and Tourism Management at SAC, Auchincruive, Ayr.
Prior to working on the family farm, Tracey spent 10 years as a Housing Officer for Loreburn Housing and gained a Post Grad in Housing Studies from Glasgow University.
In 2019 Tracey was appointed as a private sector Board Member of the South of Scotland Economic Partnership to help shape the new enterprise agency for the South of Scotland.
Tracey undertook the Scottish Enterprise Rural Leadership Programme in 2015 and attended the Oxford Farming Conference as part of the Emerging Leader Programme in 2017.
Tracey and her family appeared in the BBC series This Farming Life.
If you were a Scottish animal, which would you be and why?
A Shetland Pony – I'm certainly not small built like them but I’m fairly hardy and strong!
What do very few people know about you?
When I left school I went to study Art. Needless to say I didn’t follow that career path and it is very much a hobby now.
Which three words best describe your outlook on life?
Drink More Milk!
If you could no longer live in Scotland, where would you choose to live and why?
Would have to be Canada on a dairy farm.