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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. 

Andrew Hooke

Co-Chair and Chair of the Finance Committee

Andrew is an experienced international business leader and Board Executive. His most recent role was Head of Consulting and Chief Operating Officer at PA Consulting. Andrew believes in giving everyone the skills and confidence they need to reach their potential. A perfect fit with Scope's mission.

Claire Flint

Co-Chair and Chair of the People Committee

Claire has a passion for helping organisations, teams and individuals to flourish and reach their potential. She is a leadership consultant with numerous Non-Executive Director and Trustee roles and leadership consulting.

Claire cares deeply about inclusion in society and has lived experience of disability. Her brother is a wheelchair user and has been disabled from birth. 

Robin Hindle Fisher

Member of the Finance Committee

Robin is a business coach and a non-executive director of an investment management firm. He is physically disabled (caused by Thalidomide) and has been a trustee of 3 other disability charities since 1999. Before becoming a trustee Robin was chair of Scope's Extra Costs Commission, an independent body created by Scope to examine ways of reducing the extra costs of living faced by disabled people in the UK.

Alex Massey

Member of the Audit and Risk 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.

Rebecca Simmonds

Member of the Customer and Supporter Committee

Rebecca has extensive experience in digital transformation and building digital products and services. She is business director at digital agency Zone. Rebecca’s skills are inspiring teams around a vision, guiding, mentoring and challenging people, making tough decisions, celebrating success and evaluating risk.

Mark Johnstone

Chair of the Audit and Risk committee

Mark has over 10 years of charity experience. He has held executive and non-executive roles in finance and risk management. Such as the Finance Director of The Royal Society of Medicine. Mark remains an active member of the Audit and Risk Committee of Moorfields Eye Charity.  

Mark has an invisible impairment. He wants to help raise awareness of invisible impairments and deliver Everyday Equality.

Matthew Johnston


Matthew has spent his career in the technology industry in various roles. He is currently at ThoughtWorks, 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.

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