Dr Monica Main CVO FRCGP

A message from Dr Monica Main, Lord-Lieutenant of Sutherland:

"I was greatly honoured to be appointed as Lord-Lieutenant of Sutherland and also to be the first women appointed to that role.  

I am proud to represent Her Majesty the Queen in Sutherland and to form the link between the people of Sutherland and the Sovereign. The role of Lord-Lieutenant is to encourage a spirit of co-operation in the voluntary, uniformed and armed forces sectors of our community. Lord-Lieutenants also have an overall duty to uphold the dignity of the Crown." 

Dr Monica Main CVO FRCGP was appointed Lord-Lieutenant for Sutherland in June 2005. 

Born in Dingwall Ross-shire in 1952 Dr Main was educated at Dingwall Academy and then read Medicine at Aberdeen University. Dr Main had a career as a General Practitioner until she retired in August 2011.

Dr Main is the widow of William, a pharmacist, and they have two children Robert and Jennifer.


Dr Monica Main, Lord Lieutenant of Sutherland