Scott works with ADN as a Principal, providing financial advisory services to clients in the renewable energy industry. He first worked for ADN in 2007, when he helped to source equity financing for a client developing an 18MW wind power project in Europe. At that time, he also worked with ADN on a project to construct a $298 million private port in the Gulf of Mexico.
Scott previously worked as Director of Project Finance for the C40-Clinton Climate Initiative, a partnership between the C40 Climate Leadership Group, chaired by Michael Bloomberg, and the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI). At C40-CCI, Scott was responsible for sourcing and arranging financing for a global pipeline of 250+ energy efficiency and distributed generation projects. In this role, he worked with financial institutions, development agencies, governments, energy service providers and other stakeholders in more than 12 countries to design and promote finance structures capable of scaling investment in these markets. Examples of Scott’s work include the design and successful launch of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) bond financing programs for energy upgrade projects in commercial buildings in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Melbourne (AUS).
Scott has spoken at numerous conferences around the world on the topic of energy efficiency finance and has advised The White House including the National Economic Council, EPA, DOE, U.S. Congress, and multiple state and local governments and public utility commissions on the topic.
Before CCI, Scott worked as a VP Finance and interim CFO for Diobex, Inc., a venture-backed biotechnology firm focused on developing drug therapies for metabolic diseases.
Scott previously worked at Dillon Read & Co. and UBS Investment Bank in the General Industrial and Technology Corporate Finance Groups, respectively. His last position at UBS was Director in the bank’s Global Technology Investment Banking Group in San Francisco, where he was responsible for origination and execution of transactions for companies in the optical communications space. Scott began his career in the Debt Capital Markets Group at Merrill Lynch & Co. in New York, where he focused on asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities origination.
Scott earned his BA degree from Harvard College in 1995.