Alex Scott

A fourth-generation family business owner, leader and strategist, Alex is Chairman of Applerigg, a private, family-owned business built on the foundations of a financial services group established by his great-grandfather in 1903.  For over twenty years, he has applied his entrepreneurial energy and time to found and grow the Applerigg group portfolio companies: Sandaire, an international multi-family investment office; Yealand Administration, a funds administration company; Mount Kendal, a real estate investment advisor; and Horizons, a contemporary network and learning environment for the leaders of tomorrow.  He is a Non-Executive Director of his family’s investment holding company, as well as of several private companies. 

As well as a Trustee of the Grosvenor Estate, Alex also chairs the Grosvenor Pension Plan and Wheatsheaf Group. 

Alex is a Director of the Family Business Network International, co-founded and is a Life President of the Institute for Family Business (UK) and has served as a Director of the Family Firm Institute Inc.  He is a Trustee of Vision For A Nation and the Francis C Scott Charitable Trust, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Patron of Tomorrow’s Company.  
Alex graduated from Exeter College, Oxford with an MA in Philosophy, Politics & Economics and holds an MBA from IMD, Lausanne.  

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