Scott is founder and CEO of RunFriendly, which enables more people to run more often in cities – happily, safely and with ease. Its first digital product is akin to an Airbnb for showers and changing facilities, with partnerships in place with some leading hotels, gyms and developers.
Scott is a contributor to Men’s Running, the Guardian and Runner’s World on topics relating to running and cities, as well as an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at UCL Bartlett, in the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis. He is also the founder of Venlige, which helps urban technology businesses meet the changing needs of cities; and in particular enhance the health and wellbeing of people in cities.
Previously Scott was Chief Business Officer and Exec Director at the Future Cities Catapult, the UK’s world-leading urban innovation centre. Prior to that Scott was CEO at Enterprise UK, helping to create a more entrepreneurial culture among young people in the UK. Scott also co-founded and chaired Global Entrepreneurship Week, for which he remains a Non Executive Director of Global Entrepreneurship Network (GENUK).