Scott was born and raised in Bowmanville, Ontario. After graduating from Bowmanville High School as an Ontario Scholar, he went on to complete a Specialist HBA in International Relations and Canadian Public Policy at the University of Toronto.
Graduating in 2006, he would later move to Ottawa accepting the position of Executive Assistant to the Honourable Dan McTeague, P.C., MP. In this capacity, Scott was involved in several high profile Consular Affairs cases, interceding and advocating for Canadian’s detained abroad. Further, he became very engaged in Canada’s energy market, working to bring greater awareness and attention to the challenges facing the industry in Canada.
In 2011 Scott returned to Toronto, accepting the position of Executive Assistant to the Honourable Tracy MacCharles, MPP. In his time at Queen’s Park, Scott was able to advance a number of different social policy improvements, focusing particularly on mental health and the services available to those in need across Ontario.
On June 11, 2007 Trooper Darryl Caswell, a high school friend of Scott’s was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. From that day forward, Scott made a promise to himself that he would give back to those who so bravely serve Canada. On January 8, 2013 Scott accepted the position of Executive Director of Wounded Warriors Canada – an organization and cause that he proudly serves to this day.
Scott lives in Whitby, Ontario.