26 October 2022

Appointment of new Deputy Lieutenants in Aberdeenshire

The Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire, Sandy Manson, is delighted to announce the appointment of seven new Deputy Lieutenants (DLs) to assist and support the work of the Lord-Lieutenant in Aberdeenshire.

The backgrounds and experience of the new DLs range from community work to medicine, to business and the arts. Each of the individuals has made a meaningful contribution in some way to community and/or national life and this brings the total number of DLs in Aberdeenshire to 21.

The new DL appointments are:

  • Mr James Buchan
  • Mr Melfort Campbell
  • Mr James N’Dow
  • Mr William Paton
  • Viscountess Petersham, Candida
  • Mrs Lorna Smith
  • Mrs Rosemary Walker

Sandy Manson, Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire, said: “I am delighted to welcome these seven very community minded and publicly spirited individuals to the Aberdeenshire Lieutenancy. They span all walks of Aberdeenshire community and business life, and their expertise and experience will I know only enhance the work the Aberdeenshire Lieutenancy does locally in support of His Majesty The King.

“We are very fortunate in Aberdeenshire to have close and enduring connections with Their Majesties and other members of the Royal family and we greatly value the interest they take in community life in Aberdeenshire.”