George Hipwell

Job title: Director, Head of Rural & Agency

Location: Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 449 6212

Direct Dial: 0131 449 1152

Email: GH@drrural.co.uk

Key areas of work:

  • Purchase & Sale of farms, forestry and amenity property
  • Valuations
  • Agricultural and Residential Landlord & Tenant work
  • Strategic Business Consultancy including succession planning and diversification

Professional background:

George joined Davidson & Robertson in June 2014 as a Graduate Surveyor, progressing to Director in August 2018 before being made Head of Rural & Agency in 2020. He has hands-on experience of livestock farming and diversified agricultural business in addition to academic qualifications from both SRUC and the University of Aberdeen.

Professional qualifications include being a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (FAAV), receiving the 2015 President’s Prize for the highest mark in the Scottish CAAV exam. George is also an examiner for the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC).

Outside of work

As well as keeping up with a young family, George is a big sports fan, especially rugby and football. Also keen on field sports, George is a member of a clay club, involved in his local shoot and enjoys fly fishing. He also helps on the family farm and works with his wife on their Agri Tourism business.