Financial history and status of Edinburgh
How did the city of Edinburgh maintain its position as an important financial centre, second only to London in the UK and sometimes as high as fourth in Europe for the best part of 300 years, despite being too small, in the wrong place, politically and geographically isolated and with no great trading or industrial base?
Robert Dawson Scott is a doctoral researcher in the Strategy Group. Before joining the University of Edinburgh, he worked in journalism, television production and as a playwright.
Education and Qualifications
|University of Strathclyde||Master of Letters in Journalism Research||1996-1997|
|Trinity College, Oxford||Master in Jurisprudence||1975-1978|
Professional & Voluntary Experience
- Chair, Dancebase (2021-23)
- Head of Consumer Engagement and Web Editor, STV (2008-2019)
- Producer, Lion Television (2001-2007)
- Arts/Outdoors Editor, Scotsman Publications (1997-2001)