Decades of experience.
Who We Are
We know luxury travel.
Executive Chairman And Co-Founder
Scott is Nocturne’s master strategist. Perspicacious with deep knowledge of the luxury travel industry gained from his executive leadership experience with acclaimed brands Abercrombie & Kent and Andrew Harper Travel, publisher of the highly regarded Hideaway Report. Prior to co-founding Nocturne, he was a principal with BeautifulPlaces, the leading vacation rental company in California Wine Country. His start-up experience also includes co-founding Harborview Nantucket and a vacation rental platform for colleges and universities with a philanthropic underpinning. Prior to entering the travel sector, Scott was a senior M&A advisor for the venerable British investment bank Cazenove & Co.
Chief Executive Officer
Scott is Nocturne’s inspirational leader. He motivates and encourages others to achieve their goals and reach their full potential. He has a contagious enthusiasm that inspires others to take action and make a positive impact. Scott has leveraged his uniquely balanced background in sales, marketing, finance, analytics and operations, in multiple hospitality and travel sectors, to help individuals and organizations to achieve great things by fostering a sense of purpose and providing the support needed to succeed.
Prior to Nocturne Scott served as an executive with Apple Leisure Group. Before joining ALG, he served as the President of several leading luxury tour operators, including Cox and Kings, USA, Abercrombie & Kent, USA and Abercrombie & Kent Residence Club. Scott Joined Nocturne in March 2023.
President and co-founder
Chief Financial Officer And Principal
Carl is the steady hand of Nocturne. With decades of experience with public and private equity-backed companies, Carl brings precision and expertise across a broad range of disciplines, including accounting and finance, human resources, information technology and operations. As CFO of Vacation Rental Pros, Chief Accounting Officer for the $1bn V-Commerce company, Fanatics, Inc., plus years of increasingly senior positions at leading financial institutions such as Blackstone Group, Merrill Lynch, and Neuberger Berman, Carl has become a master of complex systems implementations, acquisitions, audits, financings and building productive relationships with key stakeholders. Carl joined Nocturne in April 2021.
Other Members of the Board of Directors
- Peter Roushdy, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Gladstone Investment Corporation
- Corey Golde, CEO Aureus Capital
- Christina Casas, Founder & Former CEO of Exceptional Stays