Scott is a past board member and Vice Chair of Credit Counselling Canada, the national association of non-profit credit counselling agencies, and also chaired its Creditor Relations Committee. He has actively participated in various community and government working groups including the Debt Collection Industry Advisory Group under Consumer Protection BC. He also sat on the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada’s Consumer Protection Advisory Committee.
Scott earned his Diploma in Business Administration from the British Columbia Institute of Technology and is a Registered and Qualified Insolvency Counsellor under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
On November 17, 2012 Scott was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from University Canada West. Scott was chosen for this honour based on “his distinguished service in the field of credit counseling and customer credit education at local, provincial and national levels.”