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Edward Scott

Corporate Strategy, business development

Proven strategic specialist seeking a challenging, fast paced role with variety.

Work experience

Oct 2014Jun 2015

Strategy Manager

Johns Lyng Group

Created and filled strategic growth pipeline for the Group. Successfully incubated two start-up businesses and acquired a financial advisory firm. Day-to-day management of new and strategic businesses including market advisory, resourcing and governance responsibilities. Group board member communicating on investment criteria, market opportunities and strategic portfolio updates, reporting directly to the Group CEO.

Jan 2014Oct 2014

Transformation Lead


Led the analysis on shutting down the refinery and conversion to an import model, considering effects on working capital, cash management, and supply security. Delivered the public announcement of the shutdown of the refinery and developed project KPIs and hurdle rates as part of the project management reporting. Project delegate for monthly reporting to the BP Global Leadership Team.

Jan 2013Jan 2014

Strategy Analyst


Completed in-depth analysis across a number of projects and initiatives bound under confidentiality. First graduate to be transitioned off the program and the only selected for Corporate Strategy team. Delivered various streams of analysis from acquisition proposals to regional profitability analysis, divestments, internal supply chain optimisation, and two major asset reviews. Led the 2013/14 BP New Zealand strategy refresh process and pitch to the BP Global Leadership Team that was ultimately sanctioned.

Jan 2013Dec 2013

B2B Sales: Offer Development Analyst

BP Australia

Completed tender responses for new business. Led and assisted other business development initiatives, including service delivery initiative deploying self-refuelling stations. Daily role including customer reports and predictive sales analysis on large mining and on-road customers. 

Jun 2012Dec 2012

Terminals Safety and Compliance Adviser

BP Australia

Developed risk and maintenance KPIs for fuel terminals. Subsequently responsible for the ongoing reporting of site compliance for BP's national asset base (in accordance with Australian Standards).


Jul 2010Mar 2011

University Exchange Program (Supply Chain Management)

Arizona State University (ASU)

International exchange program (ASU/UQ) 

Awarded an academic award grant for exchange program

Jan 2007Jun 2010

Bachelor of Business Management

University of Queensland (UQ)

50% academic scholarship

Jan 2007Jun 2010

Bachelor of Arts (International Relations)

University of Queensland (UQ)

50% academic scholarship




Passionate for delivering measurable improvements for the medium-to-long term betterment of an organisation.

Enjoy fast paced environments with challenge and variety; and possess an entrepreneurial bias with recent personal history of active investments.

career goals

Strong desire to enter management consulting for the pace, variety and remit for meaningful change. Looking to commence an MBA within five years.

Away from the office

Thoroughly enjoy the mentor and tutor I have held the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) for the past three years. 

Recent convert to Kite Surfing.