Ian Scott

Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Edge Hill University

Ian Scott is the entrepreneur in residence at Edge Hill University and also runs his own consultancy/management business.

He has taken equity positions in several start ups, debt funded SMEs, acted as lead consultant in several corporate exits/acquisitions whilst also running a trade finance house specialising in enterprise support for international trading businesses. Subsequently, he was engaged by Lloyds Abbey Life to head their North West Executive Division, being responsible for the recruitment, establishment, development and supervision of strategically aligned financial businesses seeking growth. More recently, he has been co-opted to the advisory board of the Liverpool ‘Regional Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Project’, is the current Vice-Chair of Sefton Citizens Advice Bureau and a Trustee (LEA appointment) of Sefton Sixth Form College.