Scott Mead 2012 finalScott Mead is a fine art photographer, philanthropist and investor. A Founding Partner of Richmond Park Partners, he was a Partner and Managing Director at Goldman Sachs and a Senior Advisor at Apax Partners.

Scott is involved with a number of not-for-profit institutions in education, healthcare and the arts through the Mead Family Foundation, of which he is Founder and Chairman. The foundation is a benefactor to institutions, individuals and initiatives throughout the world. Scott’s philanthropic activities are undertaken both through the Mead Family Foundation as well as personal commitments to a number of organisations.

Scott is a graduate of Harvard College, Emmanuel College, Cambridge University where he was the Harvard Scholar, and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

His other interests include politics and world affairs (he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations), travel, tennis and running. Scott is currently attempting a marathon on every continent for charity, having completed London and New York marathons.

Born in Washington DC, Scott has been based in London for over 20 years with his family.