Scott is an American lawyer with 14 years of experience in human rights, international trade and development, and international humanitarian law, working in diverse locations throughout the world, including Europe, the United States, Asia, the Caribbean, East Africa, and West Africa.
Scott served as legal advisor in international trade policy in Geneva, Switzerland, assisting diplomatic representatives by providing professional advisory services on regional trade agreements, international trade agreements, WTO legal texts, and other development-related advice and strategies.
Further, Scott has worked in senior positions at the UN international criminal tribunals, which includes providing legal services to the former President of the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda. Further, he has provided human rights advisory services in several countries during an active armed conflict, including northern Mali in 2014 and Ukraine since early 2015.
Scott is an author in the field of business and human rights, publishing a book chapter entitled “Business and Human Rights in Conflict-Affected Areas - Steps that States and Business Enterprises Can Take to Identify, Prevent, and Mitigate the Adverse Human Rights Impacts of Certain Business Activities” with Huygens press.
Scott specialises in human rights litigation, international trade, international criminal and humanitarian law, working in diverse locations throughout the world, spanning Europe, the United States, East Africa, West Africa, and the Caribbean.