Scottish rural agency team expands in the north as key players return

Cara Thomson and Jamie Wedderspoon (Savills Pic)

AFTER two years spent in a property role in the Cayman Islands, Jamie Wedderspoon has returned to Savills as a Director to head up the Aberdeen rural team.  Originally from Angus, and an experienced rural agent, Jamie is focused on expanding the firm’s agency business in the North of Scotland.  His role also involves supporting rural clients more widely, involving specialist colleagues from Savills food and farming consultancy as well as forestry, tourism, property development, natural capital and renewables teams.  

He said:  “I feel very lucky to have the opportunity to raise my family back home, and advise farming clients here in the North East of Scotland, one of the most scenic and diverse landscapes in the world.”

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Jamie is joined in the Aberdeen rural team by Cara Thomson who has returned to Savills as an Associate Director following her maternity leave. A surveyor with sound knowledge of the local farmland market in the North East of Scotland, Cara is also an RICS registered Valuer and brings a wealth of professional experience, from succession to tax planning.  With her own family farming enterprise in Aberdeenshire, Cara has hands-on experience of the sector and in-depth local market knowledge which is has proved invaluable in advising sellers.  

Evelyn Channing, Head of Rural agency in Scotland said:  “I am delighted to welcome Jamie and Cara back to the Savills family. Since their return from adventures abroad and maternity leave, they have been busy putting their significant skills and abilities to excellent use, winning business and securing the best outcome for our clients in a market they know very well.

“As a market-leading team servicing Scotland’s increasingly diverse and complex farm and estate market, it’s important to attract and retain the best talent in order to help our buyers and sellers meet their objectives and plan for the future.”

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