Earlier this month, Money Marketing revealed Scott was leaving Bankhall to pursue other opportunities.
In his new position at Standard Life he oversee the insurer’s developments in e-commerce.
Scott will be based in Edinburgh and report to distribution strategy director Stephen Ingledew.
Managing director of distribution Paul Matthews says: “Scott brings with him over 20 years experience working in financial services, with a strong track record of delivery of enhanced infrastructure, IT change and business projects.
“He has built up experience working for both providers and more recently with an IFA business so I am delighted he can join us at a time when we need to continue to develop our capability to meet the opportunities of a changing distribution landscape.”