Ali Gray


Rural Director


Tel: 01665 568 311

Ali is an experienced Farm Business Consultant who has lived and worked in Northumberland for 14 years. Having grown up living and working on a family farm in which he retains a keen interest, his background is focused on Farm Business Consultancy.

Ali has experience of working with a number of progressive farming clients throughout Northumberland and Durham, dealing with a range of activities from running farms in a Farm Management capacity, through to dealing with Subsidy and Environmental Scheme applications.

He can advise on all aspects of farm business financial management, budgeting, financial monitoring, Whole Farm Appraisals and an assortment of farming arrangements.  Ali also specialises in Rural Development Grant Applications, helping clients research, plan, secure consents, finance and set up new diversified enterprises.

Returning to work in Northumberland in 2003, Ali held a short-term role in Rural Business Development before helping to successfully establish a Farm Business Consultant team for a Firm of Rural Surveyors based in Northumberland, before joining GCS Grays in April 2017, to help set up a new Farm Business Consultancy team and a new office at Alnwick.

Away from work Ali enjoys shooting and having played Rugby at various clubs over the years still manages to represent his home town club at Alnwick RFC.