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Dr Scott Elliott

Managing Director


PhD, BEng

Scott was appointed as Managing Director of Hydrock at the point of acquisition of Hydrock by Stantec in May 2024.

Having held the roles of Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer prior to the acquisition, Scott's role recognises his exceptional contribution to our company's success and his unwavering commitment to driving operational excellence. He will lead Hydrock through the integration between Hydrock and Stantec.

Based in Manchester, Scott joined Hydrock in 2014 and has been a key influence in the growth and development of the business in northern England, in addition to leading the company’s geo-environmental and geo-technical business for three years from 2018 to 2021.

Scott has been a strong advocate for the evolution of our focus on the energy sector and is influential in the development of Hydrock’s Smart Energy and Sustainability business, especially with respect to geothermal and energy storage opportunities.

With over 25 years’ experience both in the UK and internationally, Scott’s early career included lecturing on engineering geology, hydrogeology and environmental geology at the University of Papua New Guinea. While there he was involved in a number of oil, gas and mining projects, and new road and infrastructure related projects for SMEC (Snowy Mountain Engineering Company).