Following four years with the international strategy consulting firms McKinsey & Co and Bain & Co, Scott spent ten years with top-quartile private equity firms Bain Capital and Oak Hill Capital with responsibilities for sourcing, negotiating, structuring and executing direct private equity investments. During this period he worked for the Robert M. Bass family office as a senior member of the investment team and was a founding Partner of Oak Hill Capital, a Robert Bass sponsored private equity fund.
Following his work as a direct private equity investor Scott was an Executive Director at Sydney-based Quentin Ayers Pty Limited, a private capital manager and advisor. He helped oversee the construction of over US$1.0 billion of alternative asset portfolios for Australasian investors and over US$200 million of direct debt. He led the firm’s expansion into credit investing - including over US$650 million of distressed debt, structured credit, leveraged loans, and hedge fund investments.
Scott holds a MBA from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Sciences in Finance and Accounting from the University of California, Berkeley.