Scott Derbyshire established Seed Publishing Ltd in 2003 and continues to have a hands-on approach to overseeing the entire publication process of Scratch, Gloss and all other titles in the Seed Publishing portfolio. Scott remains the driving force behind the business’ expansion, which includes the recent launch of Scratch Middle East, and he travels between the Middle East and UK to ensure the continued development of both publications.

As well as maintaining his role as MD and publisher, Scott owns and run autumn’s largest UK trade beauty show, Olympia Beauty, alongside show director Ian Archbold.