Matthew Gray will be joining the National Association of Estate Agents board as regional executive for Scotland.
Gray is managing director of property services for Edinburgh law firm Gilson Gray, and has over 20 years of experience in the Scottish residential property market.
Gray has previously worked as an adviser for Strathclyde University, helping to develop a national diploma in estate agency.
Simon Gerrard, president of the NAEA, said: “We are thrilled to have Matthew on board, representing Scotland.
“He brings a huge amount of industry and market knowledge, as well as an understanding of the need for professionalism in the industry.”
Gray said: “I’m looking forward to representing Scotland’s property professionals.”