Scott has more than 20 years' experience in advising a broad range of organisations and their owners in relation to significant equity transactions and strategic issues. Currently an executive director of Federation Capital, Scott had 8 years with Newport Capital Group where he was an executive director and shareholder, following which he ran his own corporate advisory business, Bay Capital, for several years. Scott is a skilled negotiator who has developed a proven capability in the creation of sound transaction structures. Scott has successfully led numerous transactions incorporating trade sales, divestments, acquisitions and capital raisings for organisations in a divergent range of industry sectors which include information technology (various software, hardware and services businesses), telecommunications, media, financial services, recruitment, call centres, health care, medical instruments and equipment maintenance. A qualified accountant, initially gaining experience in the accounting profession with Touche Ross & Co, Scott has also held senior positions within a diverse group of industry sectors including financial markets, equipment financing, electrical engineering and software development and marketing. Scott has been a regular invited speaker at the New South Wales Department of State and Regional Development's Australian Technology Showcase ("ATS") forums and seminars in the past.