Scope is a governed by its Board of Trustees. The Board makes decisions about our strategic direction and is ultimately responsible for the management and conduct of the charity.
Robin Millar CBE
Chair of the Board of Trustees
Robin has the progressive condition Retinitis Pigmentosa and was registered blind at 16 years old, with no sight since 1985.
He is an internationally renowned British music producer, businessman and mentor. Robin is one of the world’s leading record producers having gained 150 gold and platinum discs including 44 number 1 hits, representing over £400 million in sales worldwide.
He produced many classic albums during his career including Diamond Life by Sade. He is currently Chair of Blue Raincoat Chrysalis Group, one of the UK’s best-known independent music companies. Their roster includes artists such as Sinead O’Connor, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Ultravox, The Specials and Everything But The Girl.
Robin is a member of the Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and People Committee.
Deputy Chair of the Board of Trustees and Honorary Treasurer
Mark has over 10 years of charity experience. He has held executive and non-executive roles in finance and risk management. He currently works as the Chief Financial Officer of The Kennel Club Limited.
Mark has an invisible impairment. He wants to help raise awareness of invisible impairments and deliver Everyday Equality.
Mark is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.
Matthew has spent his career in the technology industry in various roles. He is currently at Thought Works, building teams and products for their clients. As a disability champion, he sees inclusive technology as essential to help create a socially and economically just world.
Matthew is a trustee of Stagetext. Stagetext is a charity that provides captioning and live subtitling services to cultural events and venues. He is also a Member of Scope's Big Hack Advisory Board. Matthew was born deaf.
Matthew is Chair of the External Audiences Committee.
Lead Trustee for safeguarding
Donna is a qualified social worker and safeguarding expert. She has a wealth of experience in adult social care and currently leads Public Health England’s national learning difficulties programme to reduce health inequalities. Donna is passionate about creating a societal shift towards everyday equality for disabled people.
Donna is a member of the Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and People Committee.
Alex is a partner in Deloitte’s consulting business, leading their public sector ‘Organisation Transformation’ team. He has worked across central government advising on major organisational transformations. Alex is committed to making a difference in society and the scale of Scope’s ambition is a source of inspiration for him. He has direct experience of mental health issues.
Alex is a member of the Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and People Committee.
Zeinab has over 10 years of consulting experience across Private Sector and Financial Services. She has a background in Change Management for large scale Digital Transformations. Zeinab is passionate about creating a more balanced society.
Zeinab was born with a rare brittle bone condition. She wants to challenge the stigma and misconceptions of what it means to be ‘disabled’, while actively improving representation of senior disabled women in the workforce.
Zeinab is a member of the External Audiences Committee.
Joanne has spent her career in retail leadership roles and is an experienced Non-Executive Director. She is currently Head of Stores for Sainsbury's.
Joanne is passionate about making a difference, inclusion and equality in every way. She is also a trustee of TAYM, a charitable youth music trust committed to music provision for all.
Joanne is a member of the Finance Committee.
Tariq is a Financial Times Top 100 technology leader. He has a successful track record of building customer centric digital products and services. Including companies like, HSBC, Unilever, BBC, ASOS and Coty.
He is now translating this private sector experience into the public sector. And is leading London Borough of Camden’s Digital, Data and IT service. Building an approach that revolves around the needs of its residents and businesses.
Tariq is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.
Simon has spent the majority of his career shaping public and private sector organisations, both in the UK and across the world. He has built a career in information technologies, making an impact where it matters. In the lives of citizens.
Simon’s mission is to ensure that no one is excluded from choices. Everyone should be able to improve their life opportunities, no matter where they live, what issues they face or how they access services. Simon is also the Public Sector Board Chair of the ICT trade body, TechUK.
Simon is a member of the Finance Committee and External Audiences Committee.