The 20 richest people living in Scotland in 2019 has been revealed.
The annual survey of the nation’s wealthiest individuals was carried out by The Sunday Times and provides a snapshot of the Scottish business elite and their financial performance over the last 12 months. It includes retail magnates, oil tycoons, landed gentry, bankers as well as a few self-made billionaires from the worlds of food distribution, transport and literature. Full story here.
5. Mahdi Al Tajir
Mahdi Al Tajir is a Bahraini-Emirati businessman who founded the Highland Spring bottled water empire. He spends much of his time at Keir House (pictured) in Perthshire. 2019 wealth: 1.66bn
The Thomson family own Dundee-based media business DC Thomson, which publishes newspapers and iconic comics such as the Beano - whose famous characters include Denis the Menace (pictured). 2019 wealth: 1.401bn