Jean Scott is Chairperson of the Irish Tinnitus Association, and lives with tinnitus herself.

The Irish Tinnitus Association (ITA) was set up in 1996 and Jean has worked in a voluntary capacity for the ITA for nearly 20 years, taking on most aspects of what it entails to run a charitable organisation in this day and age. Jean lives with her husband, Clive, in Glenageary (near Dun Laoghaire) in Co Dublin and has been married for nearly 45 years. Jean has two daughters, Lynda and Karen and one grandson, Aaron, age 3.

Jean is a member of Dun Laoghaire Methodist Church and is involved in various local voluntary activities connected to the Church.