John Scott

After graduating in History from the University of Stirling, John Scott emigrated from north of the Border to work for Morgan Grenfell, rising to be a Director and, after the merger with Deutsche Bank, to be a Managing Director of the latter with responsibility for Public Sector Finance. He was elected to the Bank's Ward of Broad Street in 1999 and retired from banking in 2002 on reaching 55 years of age. Since then he and his wife have formed their own Company, Historystore Limited, which trades in antique documents and publishes historically-themed merchandise. He writes regularly for magazines and is currently the Chairman of the Culture, Heritage & Libraries Committee of the City of London Corporation.