Scott Howard

Commercial Director, ESA 

Scott is responsible for all of Endemol Shine Australia’s corporate and commercial activity across the company’s full range of content production, brand integration, licensing and digital, social media strategy, management and content productions, strategy ancillary activity and corporate work.

He left his native Scotland in 1999, to live and work in Australia. Scott is a former Scottish lawyer who has worked with writers, directors, film bodies, theatres, galleries, film organisations, IT companies and a wide range of commercial clients.  

Since 2006, he has worked in the Australian independent television production sector with Crackerjack, Grundy, Fremantle Media Australia, Shine Australia and now Endemol Shine Australia. He has worked across some of the biggest commercial unscripted formats in Australia, such as Australian Idol, MasterChef, The X-Factor, The Voice, The Bachelor, Married at First Sight, Australian Ninja Warrior, Family Food Fight, and Survivor.

He oversees all of the commercialisation rights across the formats and productions that ESA controls, including brand licensing and experiential initiatives.