She lives just outside Oldmeldrum with her husband Sandy on the family farm, and has two sons Jamie and Andrew. Although she grew up in East Lothian, she has lived in Aberdeenshire for over 30 years. 

Barbara initially joined the Friends board in 2018.

“I knew of the superb work being done at Roxburghe House and the amazing team there, so I was very happy to lend a hand on the board,” she said.