Scott has nearly two decades of experience working on business and human rights issues with the United Nations and in academic and civil society roles. His published work focuses on public-private standard setting and multi-stakeholder governance initiatives addressing human rights challenges.
Scott is Senior Advisor, Policy & Outreach for IHRB and a Senior Advisor to the Centre. Based in Geneva, Scott currently supports projects on human rights training for companies and other actors, due diligence guidance for the commodities trading sector, and engagement with actors involved in major sporting events.
From 1997 to 2002 Scott worked in the Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights where his duties included development of the Office’s policies and interactions with the private sector. From 2002 to 2010 Scott served as Senior Adviser to former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson.