Simon Cotton

Simon Cotton is the Chief Executive of Johnstons of Elgin, Scotland’s leading textile company with mills at Elgin in Moray and at Hawick in the Borders. These two heritage mills are open to the public and manufacture for the world’s greatest luxury brands as well as their own, internationally recognised label, sold in the world’s […]

Grant Harrold
The Royal Butler

Grant Harrold worked for seven years as a butler for His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, and the prince’s sons, Princes William and Harry, at their Cotswolds home, Highgrove. Upon leaving royal service, Grant put his skills to good use in teaching etiquette and butler training skills all over […]

Tom Kitchin

Tom is Scotland’s youngest Michelin starred chef proprietor, having achieved a star aged only 29, and has become a well-known face on television, having appeared on BBC’s Saturday Kitchen, UKTV Food’s Market Kitchen and in BBC2’s successful series, The Great British Menu. Tom has on many occasions joined some of the UK’s most renowned chefs […]

Charles MacLean

One of the founders and Directors of MacLean & Bruce is the world-renowned whisky expert Charles MacLean. Charles has spent the last 40 years writing and teaching about Scotch Whisky.  With 17 books on the subject under his belt, Charles is recognised across the globe for his expertise, and travels throughout the world for tastings, […]

Marcel Gallaun

We are delighted to be launching our new website, and with it the talents of Marcel Gallaun who filmed the film footage on our home page. Marcel is a filmmaker and landscape photographer from the beautiful alpine republic of Austria who spent several weeks in Scotland making this beautiful film, to see the original film […]