The Queen has been pleased to appoint James Ingleby DL as Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for Aberdeenshire to succeed Sir Angus Farquharson KCVO OBE on his retirement.
James Ingleby was appointed Deputy Lieutenant for Aberdeenshire in July 1992. He is an Associate of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, a member of the Royal Company of Archers and has had a diverse career, principally related to rural and community activities in and around the Aberdeenshire area. He is a past Chairman of the North East Landowners Federation and of the North East Sail Training Association.
A former Director of Aberdeen and Northern Marts, he is a contract partner of a 1,200 acre organic farm and tends 300 acres of forestry.
Born in 1945, he is married to Moira. They have 4 grown up children.