Scott founded CDAM in April 2006 with former college Adam Chamberlain. Prior to forming the investment manager, Scott spent four years as Senior Portfolio Manager for the proprietary investments at Manulife Financial. Previous to this Scott was a Vice President of Proprietary Trading at TD Securities Inc. from April 1999 until November 2001. From 1991 to 1999 Scott worked primarily in Toronto and London in the fixed income capital markets at J.P. Morgan.
Scott earned the professional designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) in 1994. He is registered with the CFA Institute and is a member of the London Society of Financial Analysts. He graduated from Trinity College at the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce, with a specialist in Finance and Economics