Inspire

& Challenge

Through extensive travel and touch points Scott makes connections, curates partnerships and knowledge sharing opportunities. He connects diverse dots to improve the financial performance of food and convenience retailing.

01

STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT

Scott is an independent sounding board and a logic challenger. He has helped many businesses develop their strategies and his input is trusted to steer strategy even where major management consultants are in place. It is what he does best.

02

KEYNOTE AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Scott has been in good company at speaking events, having once followed President (retired) George W Bush and Malcolm Gladwell. He is a dynamic speaker who repeatedly scores highly for inspiring content and always tailoring the content to the audience. Scott is comfortable speaking to any audience, bringing authenticity, challenge and relevancy. He is well versed with different cultures and is able to put across complex messages with pictures & oration rather than ‘100 page PowerPoint presentations’! Humour supports gravitas to lead from the podium.

03

PRIVATE TOURS

Scott is the happiest when he is opening retailers’ eyes to new ideas and ways of working. He has hosted retailer visits to and from the UK, Ireland, Europe, North America, Japan, China, South Korea, Singapore and ANZ.

04

TRUSTED ADVISOR

Scott is a trusted advisor for several companies. He draws from a bank of connections and varied experiences.

05

MANAGEMENT COACHING

Scott has coached individuals from multi-nationals to independent retailers. He is a natural coach, trained by his know-how to bring solutions to seemingly difficult issues. He makes people comfortable and confident.

06

JUDGING INDUSTRY AWARDS

Many UK industry award owners have invited Scott to independently judge an award. He has an impartial measuring stick for performance from ‘thousands’ of store visits around the world and his appreciation of numbers.

07

CHAIRING INDUSTRY EVENTS

Scott has chaired many conferences and company events. He is ‘famous for’ his use of humour, subject matter expertise and audience engagement to keep speakers on subject and on time.

08

MEDIA CONTRIBUTIONS

Scott has featured in programmes from the BBC through to NACS On-line. He is often asked to write articles and give his opinion or a different angle for industry media.

09

CREATE MARKETS FOR NEW PRODUCTS

On international forum visits, Scott often sees products and technology that can be profitably sold or used in the U.K. and Ireland. He links producers, distributors, retailers and technology providers.

Scott Annan

His Personality