Active in London
Scott heads Finsbury’s UK public affairs team, and has advised some of the world’s biggest companies on political strategy. He joined the firm in 2009, having previously been Head of Group Public Affairs at BAA Airports Ltd. Scott started his career as an advisor to shadow minister Nigel Waterson MP, before working as a campaigns specialist at Conservative HQ under three consecutive Party Leaders. Before joining BAA, he was a senior consultant at a global communications firm and an elected representative on Reigate and Banstead Borough Council. In 2011 Scott published his first book, the award-winning How to Use Politicians to Get What You Want. Scott is also the Campaign Director for Legacy10 on a pro-bono basis, a charity supported by the Prime Minister, and helped the Secretary of State for Health to achieve his target of creating a million Dementia Friends. Scott has a Master’s Degree from the University of Manchester.