Born and raised in St. James, Scott Fielding graduated from the University of Manitoba with an Advanced Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Studies at the University of Manitoba.
Early in his career, Scott worked for the Government of Manitoba in a variety of capacities, including Special Assistant to several Cabinet Ministers and as a Corporate Development Manager. Scott also has 10 years experience working in sales and marketing in the pharmaceutical industry. Scott and his wife Michelle co-own a retail store and manufacturer of natural personal care products.
Scott has always been an active member of the community. Scott served as Bourkevale Community Club’s fund-raising chairperson for three years. As a small business owner, Scott is an active member of the Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce and also served on the Boards of the Winnipeg Convention Centre as well as the Assiniboine Park Conservancy.
Scott’s desire to give back to the community brought him into the race for the City Council seat of St. James-Brooklands in 2006. He won the four person race by earning 48% of the vote.
More recently, Scott was appointed as Chair of the Winnipeg Police Board. He currently sits on the Winnipeg Convention Centre Board along with the NASCO board. NASCO is a trade alliance specifically focused on solutions for needs and requirements in the areas of transportation and energy logistics and infrastructure, security, and the development of a skilled workforce.