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George Baikie


I am the Business Manager for the Rural office network, this role is effectively the operations manager for the offices in that strategic decions regarding staffing, logistics and the rural office buildings network falls under my remit. I also do the majority of the recruitment in terms of candidate selection and interviewing, following this up with a significant input into the ongoing training of staff.

I was prevously the Business Manager for the Central and South operations and before that Regional manager for the Highlands having spent all my working career with SAC. I worked for a short time in Animal Husbandry at Craibstone, followed by 12 years in Inverness and then 18 years in Orkney.

I am now based in Central belt working from the Stirling office, although I actually stay on the Oatridge campus.

I am RICS qualified and get involved in aspects of professional advice but I have a particular interest in cattle, livestock buildings and business planning.

I also have significant input to the management of the CSS property budgeting process.

Feel free to ask me about business and marketing plans, farm buildings, cattle, and estate management(rics).

Areas of Expertise

  • Project Management; 
  • Strategic Business Development; 
  • Investment Appraisals; 
  • Beef Production Systems; 
  • Business Management.

Contact Details 

Business Manager for the Rural office network

Telephone: 01856 872 698


SAC Consulting Stirling Office

Address: Caledonian Marts Millhall Stirling FK7 7LS

Telephone: 01786 450 964