In the newly created role, Mr Scott will be responsible for developing long-term long-term partnerships with corporate advisory businesses, tax advisers, private equity and the investment banking community in order to assist entrepreneurial clients with their needs.
He will also focus on enhancing relationships with the entrepreneurial community.
Mr Scott joins from Julius Baer International where he was executive director and head of UK regions. He also helped build the bank’s UK offering for high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth clients.
Brown Shipley also looked to Julius Baer for its new head of its Manchester office in November.
Prior to this, Mr Scott was regional director for Scotland and Northern Ireland at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, and head of UK regions at Kleinwort Benson.
Alan Mathewson, CEO at Brown Shipley, said: “Gordon’s appointment and the creation of this role signals our increasing commitment to supporting entrepreneurial clients with their specific needs. His role will be critical in further building our brand presence and reputation, along with creating opportunities to engage with new segments and markets. It is a significant part of our strategic growth plan and further demonstrates how we can add true value to our clients.”
Mr Scott said: “I am delighted to be joining Brown Shipley in this newly formed role, which recognises the importance of entrepreneurs and of professional partnerships in delivering the very best advice and service to clients. I look forward to contributing to the development of the bank’s broader entrepreneur proposition and offering clients access to expertise across Brown Shipley and Quintet.”