Scott Davis

Founding Partner – Multi-Industry Research

Scott Davis serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Melius Research, where he is also the lead research analyst covering the multi-industry sector. He brings 25 years of industrials equity research experience to Melius and has covered over 30 multi-industry names with an aggregated market capitalization of approximately $1 trillion.

Mr. Davis has led elite research teams for the past 20+ years, ranking in the top decile of all Wall Street analysts in nearly every time-period. For the past 16 years as a multi-industry analyst, Institutional Investor magazine has recognized Mr. Davis as the number one ranked analyst on six occasions and within the top three in most of the remaining years. Before being promoted to lead the multi-industry effort, responsibilities included coverage in both chemicals and paper/packaging.

Prior to Melius Research, Mr. Davis spent 6 years as a Managing Director and Head of the Global Industrials Research Group at Barclays Plc and 15 years at Morgan Stanley, most recently serving as Managing Director and Head of Global Industrials Research. Mr. Davis’ work has been highlighted in hundreds of publications and frequently cited in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes, Fortune, as well as regular appearances on CNBC, Fox, CNN, and Bloomberg TV outlets.

Mr. Davis earned a B.S. in Economics from Lehigh University in 1990 and became a CFA charterholder in 1996.

Outside of work, Mr. Davis trains and competes in both triathlons and marathons, and is completing a book on business culture, systems and leadership.