Scott joined 777 Partners in 2017 as Head of Renewable Energy and Project Finance. Previously, as founder and chief executive of First Sustainable, Dr. Sidell focused largely on conceiving and implementing strategy to impose the proven ABS specialty finance approach within the sustainable project space. Prior to founding First Sustainable, he spent 20 years as a quantitative, institutional debt arbitrage and fixed income trader for institutions including Chase Manhattan Bank, Chemical Bank, Societe Generale, Greenwich Capital Markets (now RBS) and Millennium Partners. He received his Ph.D. and M.A. from Cornell University, and BA from Boston College. He attended Harvard University as an Exchange Scholar in the Department of Economics. He is the author of several books and academic articles related to global finance.