Speakers Profile - Carson Scott

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Carson Scott served as SKY News Chief Business Correspondent & Anchor for over a decade, covering the most important business, markets and economic news in Australia and globally. His versatility spanned front-line business journalism alongside feature-length interviewing, cementing Carson’s reputation as a trusted, dynamic broadcaster.

His eponymous On the Record interview show on SKY News Business and Qantas Inflight featured interviews with global leaders in the UK including Cherie Blair and former Sun editor David Yelland. Across the Atlantic, Carson criss-crossed America as a World Press Institute fellow, returning later to conduct an Australian television exclusive with former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke; the interview was a finalist in the prestigious Citi Business Journalism Awards.

Carson has been active in the business community as an MC and facilitator, moderating key events including: Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Australia Annual Dinner, Federal Budget/post-Budget breakfasts for Australia British Chamber of Commerce (ABCC), Roundtable Q&A lunches for the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC) and Australasian Investor Relations Awards & Gala Dinner.

Alongside anchoring thousands of hours of financial markets coverage, he presented a pioneering Law TV segment, examining the intersect between law and business. In doing so, Carson fostered significant relationships amongst the legal fraternity.

He has also delivered a number of important keynote addresses, including the intersect between journalism and public relations for the Centre for Corporate Public Affairs and has been a judge (broadcast & online) for the Walkey Awards.

Australian-born, Carson has a BA (Politics/English) / LLB from the University of Auckland and was called to the Bar. From 2001-2007, Carson worked in London and Moscow, before moving to Sydney where he currently resides.