Scott Kelly is a Director and Co-Founder of Wetherby Growth PLC, an emerging investment firm in London focused on funding opportunities in the Global Cannabis Industry. Wetherby makes equity and debt investments and co-invests alongside industry leaders.
Scott served as an Executive Chair of Newstrike Brands (HIP.V), where he led a privately-held Canadian licensed producer of cannabis through a highly successful RTO in 2017 and oversaw a series of financings totaling over C$150 million in 2018. In 2019, Newstrike was acquired by a top 5 TSX listed Cannabis Company listed on the TSX and NYSE.
Scott is a serial entrepreneur who also worked at the TMX Group, the parent company for the Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, acted as a director and investor in many listed companies over his career, and has sat on various Audit, Compensation and Governance Committees. Scott holds a BA from Queen’s University, Canada, and further certification from the Venture Capital Executive Program at University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business.