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 a shadow minister, before working as a campaigns specialist at Conservative HQ advising three consecutive party leaders, as well as the current Prime Minister, Rt. Hon Theresa May MP, when she was chairman. Before joining BAA, he was a senior consultant at a global communications firm and served a four-year term as a representative on Reigate and Banstead Borough Council. In 2011 Scott published his first book, How to Use Politicians to Get What You Want, which won the prestigious Atticus award. Scott is also the Campaign Director for Legacy10 which promotes greater charitable giving, and he 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.