Founded in 1938, WDScott is Australia’s oldest boutique management consulting firm

Who We Are

Founded in 1938 by Sir Walter Scott, WDScott has a long history of helping clients across the globe by applying leading thinking to their strategy and operations.

Our consultants are proud to represent WDScott and value its heritage as a firm that puts customers first, provides practical solutions and supports successful implementation. We are passionate about the work we do: helping our clients solve difficult problems and helping them build the internal capability required to achieve and sustain great results.


We work with accredited contractors and business partners who share this passion and extend our reach and effectiveness in serving clients.


We also are passionate about helping our clients deal with the challenges and opportunities of an environment disrupted by technology and market change. We have a history of bringing thought leadership to our engagement with clients, to their collaborative partners and to the broader community.

Rich heritage,
passionate people,
a commitment to client


Established in 1938 by Sir Walter Scott, WDScott was Australia’s first management consulting firm. At WDScott we are incredibly proud of our heritage and our role in helping grow some of Australia’s oldest and well-known organisations including the Federal and State governments and their agencies.
"Sir Walter Scott became widely known to the public when, as Chairman of the Decimal Currency Board, he helped Australians to move smoothly away from the book-keepers nightmare: pounds, shillings and pence."
1974 in The Australian Director
"WDScott grew out of an ideal – to serve management by helping to provide the “tools” and “techniques” needed to overcome the complex problems of modern business."
1959 in 21 Years of Management Consultancy
"Much has been written about the three responsibilities of business – to its employees, its shareholders, its customers. But there is a fourth dimension – to the public, to humanity, to mankind..."
1970 in Signature