2021 Chief of the Day – Ian McPhee

2021 Chief of the Day – Ian McPhee

The 2021 Aberdeen Highland Games Chief of the Day is Ian McPhee, born in 1949, Ian is married and has two sons.

Following graduation from Wagga Agricultural College, Ian worked on an agricultural research station on Kangaroo Island. He later worked as an agronomist for a Sydney based fertilizer manufacturer before forming his own company specialising in horticultural services.

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2021 Welcome from the President

2021 Welcome from the President

It is with great enthusiasm that the Committee of the Aberdeen Highland Games brings you the 21st running of the event in 2021 after having to cancel in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

We have taken the additional time to bring this year’s Games to you in a way that will keep us all safe.

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Charles Cooke - President

Welcome from the President

The Games of 2019 are nearly upon us and what an event they promise to be. On this occasion we will be celebrating 20 years of the Aberdeen Highland Games. When organising the inaugural Games in 2000 I don’t believe any of us contemplated the 20 year celebration but here we are! It is a pleasure to announce that our Honoured Guest for 2019 is Nicola O’Driscoll.

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Nicola O’Driscoll

Chief of the Day – Nicola O’Driscoll

Nicola grew up at Kayuga, a property west of Aberdeen and has a strong bond with this area. She was educated in Sydney and Armidale and then became a Chartered Accountant while working in Sydney. Upon returning to the Upper Hunter in 1996 to work at Coolmore Stud, a position she left when she married her husband Tony O’Driscoll.

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