Scott has more than 30 years of leadership experience in education, financial, IT, health care and consulting. He established and incorporated two companies of his own before assuming his current role at Dalhousie University, where he is a university teaching fellow with the Rowe School of Business. As a researcher, Scott focuses on health care systems (front-line ownership and applied system complexity approaches), leadership development and the scholarship of teaching and learning.
Scott is also president of LeadX, a consulting company that specializes in leadership development and change management. In this role, he works closely with organizations to develop exceptional leaders and facilitate teams through change. He is certified as an executive coach and is an editorial board member of the Canadian Journal of Physician Leadership.
A keynote speaker, author and award-winning teacher, Scott has been quoted in publications such as The Globe and Mail, Financial Post and Business Week. He holds two master’s degrees (human development and business administration [finance]) and a PhD in human and organizational systems.