Scott was born in Inverness and brought up in Ross Shire, to the north of Speyside. While studying for a degree in Scottish History he became Tomatin's "Research Intern" and hasn't left the distillery since.
Starting as a regional sales manager in Europe, he came back to the distillery and lived and worked on site for four years. After a brief spell at Whyte & Mackay, he returned to Tomatin in 2018 has global brand ambassador, the first for the distillery. He now focuses on telling the world about Tomatin, as well as working on cask selection and whisky making.