Scott is a Credentialed Evaluator with the Canadian Evaluation Society and holds a Bachelor of Education (Distinction) as well as a Master’s degree in Theory and Policy Studies in Education from the University of Toronto. Scott specializes in applied qualitative and quantitative research, human development service planning, policy development, capacity building, evaluation and knowledge translation. He has completed projects through contracts or funding awards from a diverse range of local, national and international organizations, including: Canadian Council for Social Development, City of Vancouver, Columbia Basin Trust, Gitksan Government Commission, Fraser Basin Council, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Vancouver Public Library, Office of the Wet’su’wet’en, United Nations Development
Programme University of British Columbia and the United Way of the Lower Mainland.
Scott has published over 50 applied studies and peer reviewed academic articles on homelessness, poverty and income inequality, food insecurity, participatory budgeting, capacity development among civil society organizations and other related community development topics. Scott is keen to work with people who are committed to evidence-based community planning and developmental processs that achieve social justice outcomes.