Steve Scott - Creative Director, Mountain Creative

Steve works with leading brands at home and overseas through his branding and marketing agency – Mountain Creative which he founded in early 2014. In his role as a designer and creative director, he has been working with numerous outdoor industry marketing and design teams for over 20 years and specialises in brand development and content creation. Steve also sits on the board of directors for the Kendal Mountain Festival – the world’s premier gathering for outdoor adventurers and enthusiasts. He is responsible for brand and overseas links and development.

His adventurous upbringing in the Lake District was the perfect foundation for his early career in adventure sports. A former professional skier, coach and paraglider pilot - he lived in the Alps for over 10 years which saw him develop an anglo/french adventure sports school with his French Mountain Guide business partner. His career subsequently took him to Scandinavia for 3 years where he worked in coached high level ski racers and skied on a Norwegian Telemark demo team and worked in academic publishing to pay the bills!

Steve is also a visiting lecturer on design and brand strategy at Kendal College of higher education and regularly mentors design students. He is a trustee for the Spirit of Adventure Foundation – promoting Self-reliant expeditions and frontier adventure for all young people and is also working on the development of Film Active – a new arm of KMF responsible for introducing the outdoors to diverse and disadvantaged individuals through the medium of film.