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Management team

Our culture is set by our leadership team who have years of experience building smart, people-focussed, technology businesses

At Scott Logic, we love difficult. Our 300 UK-based consultants collaborate with some of the world's biggest enterprises, providing a pragmatic approach to software development and delivering measurable value through insightful technology advice. If you want a partner to tackle the increasingly complex software challenges faced by your organisation, we’d love to talk.

We aim to exceed client expectations with every project

This culture is set by our leadership team who have years of experience building smart, people-focused, technology businesses.

Gary Scott

Gary Scott

Managing Director

Gary set up Scott Logic to build bespoke software for the world’s largest and most complex businesses. He holds an MSc in Parallel Computing, and is an expert in software development for financial institutions. Gary spent 17 years working in the heart of global finance, before returning to his native North East to start Scott Logic. Fuelled by his vision and direction, Scott Logic has grown to include offices in Edinburgh, Bristol, London and Copenhagen.

Nigel Wilson

Nigel Wilson

General Manager

Nigel is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the consultancy business at Scott Logic. This includes business development, marketing, engineering and delivery. Nigel has worked in IT consultancy and product businesses for over 20 years in a variety of roles, including Head of Development and Head of Delivery. Outside of work, Nigel enjoys cycling around the Yorkshire countryside, bouldering, theatre, and going to gigs to indulge his questionable taste in music (mostly 80s/90s synthpop).

Colin Eberhardt

Colin Eberhardt

Technology Director

Colin divides his time between leading the R&D team and providing advisory consultancy to clients. Widely recognised as a thought leader, Colin has a reputation throughout development circles as an expert in mobile technologies. He has also directed the team that developed a Securities Lending System for one of the world’s most instantly recognisable banks. A published author, blogger and tech visionary, Colin still finds time to practise his considerable skills as a 7-ball juggler.

Graham Odds

Graham Odds

Innovation Director

Graham is a designer and developer working on complex systems across desktop, web and mobile. As Innovation Director at Scott Logic, he works with clients across financial services, public sector and energy, creating everything from direct-to-consumer investment platforms and chatbots to research, trading and analysis tools. He delights in pushing at what is possible, to discover beautiful, effective solutions to problems.

Matt Phillips

Matt Phillips

Delivery Director

Matt has overall responsibility for delivery at Scott Logic. His experience, built up over more than 20 years in the IT industry, spans change management, programme and project management, vendor management, outsourcing, application lifecycle management, solution architecture, systems integration and bespoke application development. A father of three who once owned a Michelin starred restaurant, he is based at our London office. Outside of work, Matt is a keen cyclist and remains an enthusiastic cook.

Marilyn Harding

Marilyn Harding

HR Director

Marilyn leads the People Agenda, managing and guiding HR services, policies and programmes. She has over 25 years’ senior HR experience, and has also fulfilled HR Director roles for Arriva plc, Carillion plc and Grainger Trust plc. Marilyn has a solid history of instilling strong fundamentals within organisations, whilst also maintaining consistency and morale during times of change management. She spearheaded the re-organisation of 5,000 new staff in a rail franchise acquisition. Outside of work, Marilyn is a tennis fanatic and is a keen gardener.

Rob Smith

Rob Smith

Client Relationships Director

Rob leads the sales and marketing function at Scott Logic. Formerly managing director at IndigoBlue and VP of Engineering at Sila (a Reuters company), he has over 25 years’ experience delivering bespoke software solutions across a range of industries. Rob is a keen cyclist, hiker and snowboarder – anything that gets him outdoors and keeps him fit. He also has an unhealthy obsession with football, and an odd sense of humour (so he’s told).

Sam Perridge

Sam Perridge

Head of Consultancy (Newcastle)

Sam leads the consultancy teams in our Newcastle HQ. He studied Software Engineering at Imperial before becoming a publican. After a year out pulling pints and cooking pub grub, he moved into software development where he’s spent the last eleven years. The majority of that time has been with Scott Logic, crafting solutions for clients in a variety of sectors. Sam now leads Scott Logic’s cloud engineering practice. He’s also a keen rugby fan and you’ll often see him politely correcting a mistaken referee.

Laurence Pisani

Laurence Pisani

Head of Consultancy (London)

Laurence heads up Scott Logic’s London consultancy office. Before joining Scott Logic in 2016, Laurence was Associate Director at Ten10 Group, a specialist software test consultancy, as well as having spent significant periods with Accenture and IBM. His work includes the delivery of strategic consultancy and testing services across the public sector, financial services and gaming. Outside work he paints, draws, and continues a life-long love affair with his guitar and West Ham United in equal measure.

Stuart Grey

Stuart Grey

Head of Consultancy (Edinburgh)

Stuart leads our consultancy teams in Edinburgh, calling upon 15 years of experience shaping and delivering bespoke software solutions. During his first five years with Scott Logic, and given his love of all things mobile, he architected and managed our mobile products business shinobicontrols. Delivering world-leading charting products across iOS and Android, Stuart developed his passion for product ownership and has helped to shape and deliver some of our largest projects. Beyond the day job, he can be found taking on most adventurous sports and trying to avoid rocks.

Andrew Carr

Andrew Carr

Head of Consultancy (Bristol)

Andrew leads our consultancy teams in Bristol. He has a degree in Computer Science from Newcastle University and has held a variety of roles including Developer, Architect and Manager, with 20 years' experience including stints at Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, Airbus and Nortel. Andrew’s commercial experience includes the development of front-office trading systems, innovation management, and enterprise-level data engineering. When not at work he can often be found talking about personality theories, socialising or reading about hi-fi.

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