The Provost of Angus

The Provost is 'Angus' first Citizen' and attends a wide range of civic, community and locally significant engagements on behalf of the council.

As the civic Head, the Provost's role is to promote Angus locally, nationally and internationally and to recognise the special achievements of local people and organisations.

The Provost of Angus is Councillor Ronnie Proctor MBE.

Biographical Information



Ronnie Proctor MBE FSA Scot



Place of Birth

Kirriemuir, Angus



Wayside, 12 Strathmore Avenue, Kirriemuir, DD8 4DJ






Webster’s Seminary, Kirriemuir

Infantry Junior Leaders Battalion

Plymouth and Oswestry



Kirriemuir and Dean


Professional Career:

1999 to present



1960 to 2000

Secretary, The Black Watch Association

Assistant Regimental Secretary The Black Watch

Curator, The Black Watch Regimental Museum


Member of HM Forces. The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) and held every rank from Junior Private to Senior Major.


Held appointments as instructor at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Regimental Sergeant Major, The Black Watch various officer appointments including Staff Officer at Headquarters Northern Ireland.


Local Government Career:

2012 to 2017






2017 to present

Councillor for Ward 1 Kirriemuir and Dean. Sat on various committees and Member Officer Groups within the Council.


Member of TACTRAN and also Northern Roads Collaboration Group.


Veterans’ Champion for Angus.


Elected Provost of Angus

Angus Council, Communities Committee, Children & Learning Committee, TACTRAN




Widowed in 2021 after 56 years married to Sonia, 2 grown up sons and one grown up daughter.  Six grandchildren.


Personal Interests


Member of the Rotary Club of Kirriemuir

Elder at Kirriemuir and Glens Old Parish Church, Kirriemuir Kirriemuir Heritage Trust

Chairman Dundee and Angus SSAFA

Chairman Angus Black Watch Association, Various other Veterans Organisations, Historic and Environmental Scotland, National Trust for Scotland and various other local and national veterans organisations.

Reading historical books both fact and fiction and gardening take up my leisure time.