The Balmoral hotel in Edinburgh have announced that the new General Manager has been appointed.

Andrew McPherson, who formerly ran Grantley Hall, located near the Yorkshire Dales and worked as General Manager at Lucknam Park, Skibo Castle, and Swinton Park Hotel, will now oversee the iconic Edinburgh hotel. His new role is a return to the Forte family; after graduating from university, he completed his management trainee scheme as part of the Forte Group.

The Balmoral’s General Manager will report to Richard Cooke, Cluster Managing Director at Rocco Forte hotels. Richard was the General Manager at The Balmoral for over six years and will now head Brown’s, a Rocco Forte hotel in London.