Scott brings more than 35 years of experience in prosecution, critical incident response, management, policy, exercise and teaching to SummitET. His key role at SummitET is to provide strategic advice to the crisis and consequence management communities regarding counterterrorism, chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high yield explosives (CBRNE), weapons of mass destruction, law enforcement, and intelligence matters to ensure the cohesive integration of preparedness planning.
Scott previously served as the Director of Preparedness and Response and Senior Counsel at the Department of Justice (DOJ), where he led the DOJ’s national preparedness policy and planning efforts. He represented DOJ at the National Security Council’s Domestic Resilience Group and at other high-level interagency policy committee meetings that focused on the terrorist use of weapons of mass destruction and other threats and hazards. Scott’s experience includes investigating and prosecuting international terrorism cases as a federal prosecutor as well as those involving organized crime as an Assistant District Attorney in New York. As a member of DOJ’s Attorney Critical Incident Response Group, he also helped to develop model critical incident response plans for United States Attorneys’ Offices. During the course of his career, Scott has collaborated with numerous federal departments and agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Energy, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of State, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the National Counterterrorism Center, and agencies in the U.S. Intelligence Community. He also has worked extensively with numerous parts of the Department of Defense.
Prior to joining SummitET, Scott worked for Tuva, LLC, where he provided subject matter expertise and advice to the government to ensure that preparedness planning cohesively integrated capabilities across all levels of government.