Dursley Stott was educated at King William’s College and Magdalene College Cambridge where he took an Honours Degree in Law, and represented the University against Oxford in archery, long jump and sprinting. He became a member of the Stock Exchange in 1962.
Dursley has played a leading part in the Isle of Man’s financial sector for many years and is credited with being the founder of the local unit trust industry. He is Honorary President of the Isle of Man Commonwealth Games Association, was a Trustee of King William’s College and was also President of the Isle of Man Red Cross Society, being awarded an OBE for services to the society in 1996. Dursley is currently President of the IOM Veteran Athletics Club and the IOM Target Shooting Federation.