Scott Bryan, MBA

Senior Partner
Ottawa, ON, Canada

Scott Bryan is a Senior Partner at WAVTEQ and leads its Strategy & Consulting practice.

With 17 years of experience, Scott is an innovative and expert strategist and researcher specializing in high impact investment attraction strategies. He has worked with over 200 EDOs/IPAs to craft his skills and knowledge over the years.

Significant business development/recruitment, marketing and consulting experience with Economic Development Organizations and Investment Promotion Agencies, governments, as well as global Fortune 500 companies, in addition to start-up enterprises. Some of Scott's private sector experience includes his role as the Vice President of Consulting at The Talent Company, a management consulting firm, where he was also the Marketing practice leader. Prior to that, he led the National Public Sector Marketing practice at KPMG to support the generation of $400 million in revenue within 3 years. While at KPMG, he also managed the development and execution of over 30 global marketing initiatives and campaigns.

Scott had provided strategies, project management and/or oversight for FDI attraction, Business Retention & Expansion, as well as lead generation contracts, while having personally managed over 50 strategic accounts that successfully assisted countries, states and cities to draw investment, create jobs and bolster their economies. In addition to this, he has delivered customized training workshops on investment attraction, business retention & expansion, marketing a location, lead generation, investor facilitation, aftercare, value proposition development etc to EDOs/IPAs across the world.

He has provided in-market North America and/or Canada representation for the World Bank & FIPA Tunisia, Japan (JETRO – Japan External Trade Organization), Dubai (DAFZA – Dubai Airport Freezone Authority), Indonesia (BKPM - Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board) as well the States of Florida, Rhode Island, and the County of Simcoe, delivering best-in-class FDI promotion and attraction services.

Scott earned his MBA from The Ted Rogers School of Management and received a Bachelor of Arts with Honors from the University of Ottawa.