An Associate of CAMOR, Scott is a Counter Terrorism and Security Training Consultant with 34 years HM Armed Forces and UK & International Police experience including service with the Royal Military Police (RMP), Kent County Constabulary and Police Scotland.
Throughout his Military and Police service, Scott held several Training/Instructor posts but primarily has held specialist operational roles including Authorised Firearms Officer (AFO), Rifle Officer, Search Team Officer, Public Order & Method of Entry Officer, Intelligence Officer, Surveillance Officer, Special Branch Officer and as a member of the Organised Crime &Counter Terrorism Unit (OCCTU).
In 2003 Scott was seconded to the Europeon Union Police Mission (EUPM) in Bosnia & Herzegovena as Team Leader & Project Manager with an International Police Advisory Team responsible for Monitoring, Mentoring & Delivering specialist Police & Security training to the then newly established Bosnian State Border Service (SBS) in Visegrad Eastern Bosnia.
Scott’s main area of expertise is in Behavioural Detection and Counter Terrorism Protective Security, having served as a Special Branch Ports Officer for 14 years, including 7 years as a Counter Terrorism Security Advisor (CTSA) providing support to the Centre for Protection of Critical National Infrastructure (CPNI) conducting Security Surveying & Advice Delivery on behalf of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office, (NaCTSO).
Scott then became the Counter Terrorism Instructor and Training Co-Ordinator at the Scottish Police College, a position he held for 6 years. He was also a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Schedule 7 TACT 2000 being a qualified Examining, Reviewing & Accreditation Officer, and Instructor.
Scott was awarded his Licentiateship(LCGI) in Counter Terrorism Security Management and Certificate in Terrorism Studies from the Centre for the Study of Terrorism & Public Violence, (CSTPV) St Andrews University in 2010. He also has Diplomas in Training, Learning & Assessment (DipHE) and Police Service Leadership and Management (DipPSLM) from Napier University and a Diploma in Security Management. He is an ASIS Certified Protection Profesional (CPP), a Certified Security Management Professional (CSMP) and a Fellow of the International Security Management Institute (F.ISMI).