Gail Soutar is the NFU Chief EU Withdrawal and International Trade Adviser, based at Stoneleigh. Gail is part of a dedicated team within the NFU tasked with the development and delivery of the NFU’s strategy resulting from the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. This effectively means leading multi-disciplinary projects to develop and deliver policy throughout the Brexit process and beyond. Gail and her team are also responsible for developing the NFU’s policy position on international trade, ensuring that the opportunities arising from the UK’s future global trading position are realized and that the interests of British farming are protected.
Gail is a crofter’s daughter form the North coast of Scotland. Her family farm a small holding of mixed cattle and sheep. Gail studied BSc. Agriculture at The University of Edinburgh 1996 -2000 and is a keen golfer.