James Scott is Chief Financial Officer of The Open Group and a member of the Executive Management team. James is also Corporate Secretary of The Open Group Governing Board.
His duties include internal financial reporting to the Board and the Executive Management team. James liaises with company auditors, tax advisors, bankers and statutory authorities and manages compliance obligations in the various territories of Open Group operations. As Corporate Secretary, James has responsibility for Governing Board agendas, reports, meetings and minutes.
James previously worked for 10 years at Logica plc, in various senior financial management roles within businesses based in the UK, Europe and India. Most recently, he served as Finance Director of Logica's global Outsourcing Services operation.
James also served as CFO of The Open Group in 2002-03.
James began his career working for Ernst & Young in London. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and has an honours degree (BCom) in Commerce with French from the University of Birmingham.