Paul Scott


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Paul is a Director in Next Street New York office. He brings a wealth of experience in entrepreneurial ecosystems, social innovation, public-private partnerships and ensuring global supply chains are sustainable.

Prior to Next Street, Paul established the ASME ISHOW, a global competition and boot camp to infuse engineering rigor into ventures taking physical products to market at scale. In addition, he has worked across sectors and industries, including leading US sustainability efforts for a global fragrance and flavors company and being part of the World Bank team that established a global network of climate innovation centers. Paul holds a master’s degree in public administration from Columbia University, an MA in International Development from Manchester University, and a bachelor of science from Durham University. Paul loves “impact metrics” and recently completed the executive short course in Randomized Controlled Trials at MIT.

On working at Next Street

“I am passionate about small business and the role it plays in shaping more inclusive and sustainable economies.”

Outside of Next Street

Outside of work Paul enjoys watching and playing soccer (AKA football), traveling, and trying to keep up with his two boys.

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