Our People

Donald Yellowley

BSc (Hons), MRICS
Bridge of Allan

01786 833800
07900 265517

Donald is a Partner based in the Bridge of Allan, Stirling. Donald’s main role is the valuation of farms and other country properties located all over Scotland. In addition his work involves the management of rural estates and a range of rural professional work including rent review negotiations and dealing with compensation claims.

Gordon King

Bridge of Allan

0131 477 6000
07831 416769

Specialises in: Farm and estate valuation, rural development, renewable energy, golf and leisure property as well as technical valuation and expert witness issues. Background: A rural estate management graduate and Fellow of the RICS, Gordon represents Scottish and Rural Property interests on the RICS, UK wide, Valuation Professional Group, which sits in Westminster and deals with Surveyor Practice and Guidance matters. A former partner, Gordon has practised as a commercially aware rural property adviser for over 30 years and now supports the rural practice as a consultant.

Jennifer Campbell

BSc (Hons)
Head of Rural Estate Agency
Bridge of Allan

01786 833800
07909 917540

Jennifer joined the team in 2019 and is Head of Estate Agency in DM Hall Baird Lumsden, Bridge of Allan office. Jennifer has worked in rural and town property sales for many years providing expertise on all aspects of selling town and country properties. Jennifer is a First Class graduate of Heriot-Watt.

Paul Houghton

BSc (Hons), LLB (Hons), MA, MRTPI
Head of Planning
Bridge of Allan

01786 833800
07786 260212

Paul Houghton is a chartered town planner and a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI). He has 26 years’ experience in a wide range of planning disciplines in both the public and private sectors. He has worked at a senior level in town and country planning in Scotland for 17 years. Prior to joining DM Hall, Paul ran his own planning consultancy, Houghton Planning Ltd, and before that worked at a senior level for two planning consultancies in Glasgow. He also has experience of the housebuilding industry in Scotland and in local government, in England.

Michael Blanche

Agricultural Consultant
Bridge of Allan

07841 354875

Michael studied at Harper Adams University College and qualified as a Land Agent with Davidson & Robertson. He has worked with The Scottish Agricultural College (SAC) as a consultant and within his own Agricultural Consultancy. Michael is also a working farmer and a Nuffield Scholar.

Duncan Clow

MA (Hons), MSc, MRICS
Bridge of Allan

01786 833800
07584 626525

Duncan is a Chartered Surveyor based in the Bridge of Allan office where he is involved in farm and estate valuation, estate management, rural development and renewable energy. Duncan graduated with a degree in International Relations and Management Studies MA (Hons) from the University of Aberdeen in 2012, and after a period of work and travel, graduated with an MSc in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Aberdeen in 2016.

Wendy Wright

Estate Secretary
Bridge of Allan

01786 833800

Wendy joined the team in September 2009. She provides secretarial support to the Rural Valuations team and manages the administration and accounts for a number of high profile Scottish Estates. Away from the office, Wendy enjoys pilates, zumba, swimming and spending time with family and friends.

Tom Lennie

BSc (Hons), MLE
Graduate Surveyor

Bridge of Allan

01786 833800

Tom joined the DM Hall Baird Lumsden in July 2021 as a graduate surveyor. After gaining a degree in environmental science, Tom graduated from the University of Aberdeen with a RICS accredited rural surveying and rural property management (MLE) Masters. Tom will be involved with a broad range of valuation, rural agency and estate management work on route to gaining accreditation.

Sophie Watt

BSc (Hons) Environmental Geography
Rural Estate Agent

Sophie joined the DM Hall Baird Lumsden team in October 2021 as a Rural Estate Agent. She is a graduate of Stirling University with a BSc (Hons) degree in Environmental Geography. Sophie has over 9 years of property experience working for a major national house builder across Central Scotland and prides herself on excellent customer service.

Kirstie McLachlan

Having years of experience in administration and a great interest in estate agency I knew I would fit into this role perfectly. Being involved in rural life I’m able to combined my personal and business life together to provide the best customer service. In my spare time I enjoy horse riding and travelling.


Cally is a very important member of our team and knows how to make everyone smile. She mostly enjoys taking naps near her other colleagues & playing catch with her favourite teddy. Her main duties are to welcome any visitors, hoover up any crumbs & keep her team members happy!