Welcome to the Central regional page of the Scottish Land & Estates website. Central region includes the following Local Authorities – Angus, Perth & Kinross, Stirling, Falkirk, Clackmannanshire and Fife.

Central region is a diverse area and extends from the rich farmlands in Angus and Fife to the upland areas of Highland Perthshire and the Trossachs in the west.  The area is know for its agriculture and livestock as well as its forestry and tourism, and our Members are involved in all of these activities and collectively make a significant contribution to the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of the region.

Scott Petrie is the Regional Support Officer for Central Region. Scott has more than 25 years’ experience in rural development and during that time he has amassed extensive practitioner and research experience. He is primarily responsible for delivering a range of activities on behalf of SLE Members that help represent the interests of rural business and play a role in shaping rural Scotland.

Hugh Campbell Adamson is the Regional Chairman of Central Regional Committee. Hugh runs the family owned Stracathro Estate Company and has been involved with Scottish Land & Estates for many years.

The key priorities for Central Region are as follows:

  • increasing political engagement;
  • promoting the positive contribution of the membership;
  • creating opportunities for knowledge transfer and sharing of good practice;
  • focussing local representation on key stakeholder groups, and
  • supporting members deliver effective Community Engagement

To contact Scott, please email: or telephone 0131 653 5400.

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