David Leggat is Executive Chairman of United Auctions based at the company's Stirling Agricultural Centre. He has held the position for the last eight years but joined United Auctions in Perth in 1975 as a trainee auctioneer. In 1991 he became managing director of UA's operations in the east of Scotland. He has over the years become well known internationally as a leading auctioneer of pedigree livestock and as a valuer. David is a past President of the Institute of Auctioneers of Scotland, a former Director of Quality Meat Scotland and a Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Societies. He has been a long standing supporter of the Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs and is a former Chairman of Perth JAC. He is married to Vaila and lives near Bankfoot in Perthshire.