Scott Russell is the Founder and CEO of Suffolk based coffee brand Paddy & Scott’s.
Scott is a former EADT East Anglian business person of year and the driving force in making Paddy & Scott’s one of the UK’s top independent coffee brands and proud member of Accelerate 250 (the UK’s top 250 companies geared for growth) after being championed by the Prime Ministers Enterprise Advisor Lord Young and ex Tesco CEO Sir Terry Leahy.
In 2016 Scott founded the Meru Farm and Ruiga School project in Kenya, a world first collaboration between the consumer and coffee grower driving sustainability and education whilst breaking down trade barriers that encourages free trade amongst the whole coffee growing community.
In 2017 Scott was named by Grant Thornton as one of the countries top 100 influential business leaders joining the illustrious list of “Faces of a Vibrant Economy”
Scott lives in Sternfield, Suffolk with his wife Linzi of twenty years and their 4 sons, Henry, Max, Oliver and William.