MSc Resource Management, University of Edinburgh (UK), 2001; BSc Environmental Studies. University of Vermont, Burlington, United States, 1998.
Scott is an experienced senior executive with a demonstrated history of working in the international development industry for the past 20 years of which 17 years have been with LTS International Ltd.
In his current role, Scott leads the business development function across the LTS Group of companies in the UK, Africa and Asia. He is focused on marketing and sales with strong skills in building great teams, proposal development, negotiation and relationship management. He has been central to LTS’s growth, playing both a strategic and operational role in several aspects of company development and management. In 2010, he was appointed the LTS Group Business Development Director and in 2012 he was appointed the Managing Director of LTS Africa (a wholly owned subsidiary) based in Nairobi.
Throughout his career Scott’s technical work has comprised of consulting on public sector forestry and organisational change from national processes to grassroots level. He has worked on long-term projects as an embedded advisor in the Governments of Uganda (2002-2004, DFID) and Kenya (2007-2009, USAID). In both instances, he provided high-level advisory support on the establishment and restructuring of government forestry services. Scott brings a competence in forest sector reform and institutional development with proven success in guiding strategic planning initiatives, organisational improvements, and corporate governance. Scott is Contract Director on several African assignments.
Prior to joining LTS, Scott worked for the Global Programme on Forests under United Nations Development Programme.