Scott founded Nectar Capital in 2002. He has over 25 years of experience in investing, financing, and operations, with a special emphasis in the financial services industries, and in the media, entertainment, and leisure sectors. Scott previously worked in private equity and fund-of-funds allocations at J. Rothschild Capital Management.
Prior to his private equity experience, Scott was an investment banker at Deutsche Bank in London with the media corporate finance team where equity deals he originated, structured, or completed amounted to over £6.2 billion across the publishing and broadcasting fields. Scott also spent three years at McKinsey and Company in California, Argentina, and Brazil, where his clients included a major Hollywood motion picture studio, two major American symphony orchestras, the US Government (for their strategy for bringing the Internet into public schools), private banks in the United States and Argentina, a Canadian natural gas derivatives company, and the world’s largest privately held global construction and engineering company.
Scott is Chief Investment Officer for the Nectar Global Credit Opportunities fund as well as Nectar’s private equity business. He currently serves on the board of several Nectar portfolio companies on the private equity side, including Boom! Cycle and Renaissance Records. He is Vice-Chairman and co-Founder of Glory Sports International, the world’s number 1 stand-up combat sports league.
Scott holds a BA magna cum laude in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE) from Claremont McKenna College and Oxford University, and an MBA (high distinction) from the Harvard Business School. He is a founding committee member of the UK Council of Democrats Abroad, and a regular contributor to the London Symphony Orchestra and the Serpentine Gallery.