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. 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 current Prime Minister Boris Johnson when he was a parliamentary candidate. 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. Scott is an award-winning author of books on political strategy, including How to Survive a Select Committee, and has been a commentator on politics across print, broadcast and radio. Scott is also the Campaign Director for Legacy10 which promotes greater charitable giving, and he helped the former 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.