Our Advisers

Scott Clayton

FFA, FFTA, ATT (Fellow), TEP


Scott is a qualified accountant with over 30 years experience in the fiduciary services industry.  He has been extensively involved in the creation, management and termination of trusts, charities and private client affairs.  Scott has a wealth of tax planning experience gained through his previous employment with a leading law firm and trust company and, as our MD, looks after clients and business introducers based all over the UK.  Scott is also an active member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and was a founding member of STEP Sussex branch in 1991. He served as Treasurer and then Branch Chair in Sussex before being elected to STEP Council for three years and subsequently the England & Wales Regional Committee. Scott is also a tutor for the STEP Advanced Certificate in Trust & Estate Accounting and received the STEP Founder's Award in 2019. In addition, Scott also serves as Chief Executive of TACT - The Association of Corporate Trustees.