As Director of the Greenpeace U.S.’s forest campaign, Scott oversees the national campaign strategy. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, Business Week, the Washington Post, the Miami Herald, and the PBS News Hour, CNN, BBC, NPR, and many others.
In addition to his work for Greenpeace U.S., Scott currently serves as a member of the international Greenpeace Forest Network Core Team which guides the global work on forests.
Prior to moving to Washington, DC in 1992, Scott spend several years in Central America working for the Costa Rican National Park Service, the Casa Guatemala orphanage, and eventually conducting research for his Master’s thesis. In 1993 Scott worked for The White House Office on Environmental Policy on a range of international environmental issues including preparations for the 1994 Summit of the Americas and U.S. involvement in the Central American Sustainability Alliance. In 1994 Scott joined the Global Forest Policy Project, a joint venture of the Sierra Club, Friends of the Earth and the National Wildlife Federation, where he actively followed United Nation implementation issues that resulted from the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro.
Since joining Greenpeace in 1998 Scott has been integral to a diverse range of Greenpeace national and global campaigns. His work has taken him to remote forest regions from the Amazon to Siberia, and to corporate and government meetings from Tokyo to Rome, where he continues to raise awareness and fight against illegal and destructive logging and to advance the sustainability agenda. In addition to his responsibilities at Greenpeace, Scott also serves on the Board of Directors for the Forest Stewardship Council-U.S., the world's premiere forest certification system.