Scott Couto, CFA

Head of North America

As Head of North America, Scott is responsible for oversight of institutional and intermediary distribution, product and marketing.



  • Before joining the company, served as president of Fidelity Institutional Asset Management, with responsibility for the firm's U.S. intermediary and institutional business, including distribution, marketing and client relations
  • Served as head of distribution for Fidelity Institutional Asset Management and president of Fidelity Financial Advisor Solutions
  • Held roles as chief operating officer of the intermediary business, global head of product management and development, and managing director of investment product management at Evergreen Investment Management Company
  • Held investment strategy and product management executive roles at Liberty Funds
  • Responsibilities have included intermediary mutual funds, closed-end funds, separately managed accounts, subadvisory and retirement markets
  • Holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation


  • Received a degree in finance and investments from Babson College