Anthony Graham Scott

The family issued the following release on 6 May 2015 –

ANTHONY GRAHAM SCOTT – 26th March 1933 to 5th May 2015

After a long, brave and stubborn fight against cancer, Tony passed away peacefully in the early hours of Tuesday 5th May, at Creek House in the presence of his family.

He was truly a Commercial Man, with a career spanning nearly 50 years; originally with Louis Dreyfus and Co in London from 1953 to 1963, and then at European Grain where he remained as a Director until his retirement in 1992.

He had been Arbitrating since 1967 and during his career he had issued over 3000 Awards.

Highlights of his career include the following achievements:-

GAFTA – Honorary Member of GAFTA and PRESIDENT of GAFTA from 1990-91 He had been part of the GAFTA Council, Contracts Committee, Grain Standards Committee, Arbitration/Appeals Committee and on the Arbitrator/Appeal Board from 1963 to 2003.

FOSFA – Honorary Life Vice President

He had been part of the Contracts Committee, Oilseeds Committee, Soyabean Standards Committee Chairman, Arbitration Committee Chairman, African Groundnut Council and Arbitrator/Appeal Board from 1971 to 2008.

He was elected as a Member of the Baltic Exchange in 1974.

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 1977.

Chairman, North American Shippers Association 1979.

American Arbitration Association 1983.

LMAA – had been a full Member of the London Maritime Arbitration Association since 1986.

A Freeman of the City of London since 1999 and became a Member of the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators in 2000.

He lectured at the City of London College – Grain Trade from 1963 to 1976 and continued for GAFTA from 1976 to 2000 and FOSFA from 1977 to 2008.

Information about his funeral will be provided at the earliest opportunity.

With kind regards
Debbie Gooch, on behalf of the Scott family

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