The National Chair for Scotland runs a 450-acre mixed farm in Midlothian in partnership with his wife, and is an experienced figure from the world of rural banking and agriculture.
He has held senior roles in the Royal Highland Agricultural Society, Quality Meat Scotland, Forestry Commission Scotland, Scottish Agricultural College and banking, specialising in agricultural business.
Henry is Chair of the Scottish Government’s Initiative for Farming Opportunities for New Entrants (FONE) and has recently been appointed as Chair of the Group to Implement a Skills Action Plan for Rural Scotland. He is also a member of the Scottish Apprenticeship Advisory Board.
His qualifications include a BSc (Hons) in Agriculture from Edinburgh University, and he is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland and of the Royal Agricultural Society.