Scott Hopkinson

Chief Commercial Officer

Scott is a Chartered accountant with over 14 years of board level experience, having trained with Deloitte in the early stage of his career.

He brings with him a wealth of commercial and financial knowledge which he has gained from roles within some of the North East’s flagship companies.

Immediately prior to joining Fairstone, Scott served as Finance Director of Hays Travel with a turnover approaching £500M. Ahead of that appointment he was Finance Director of the Bannatyne Group and has also been a divisional FD of Eaga Plc with responsibility for capital management and M&A activity.

In his career to date Scott has been involved in high-growth acquisition strategies, group accounting across multiple companies and delivering a finance function that satisfies the requirements of a listed business on the London Stock Exchange, this skill set makes him a perfect fit within the Fairstone senior management team and extremely well suited to the plans of the company. Having joined Fairstone in May 2012, Scott is responsible for all aspects of Fairstone’s M&A activity as well as accounting, budgeting, audit, tax, reporting, management information and capital management across the Group.