The Board

The role of the Scope Board is to provide strong governance and strategic guidance to the organisation.

The Scope Board consists of 8 Directors.

Mark Burrowes


Elected to the Board in 2009.

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Mark is the parent of a young man with cerebral palsy, and his son accesses Scope’s services along with other disability services.

Mark is a former Director of several Boards, including the Reach Foundation, The Starlight Children’s Foundation, as well as Managing Director of Medibank Private and Chairman of Harding’s Hardware.

He has a 35 year career in corporate management. Mark is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

David Lloyd Jones

Vice President

Appointed to the Board in 2011.


David holds a Bachelor of Business from Swinburne University and is a qualified CPA. He has an extensive background in managing small to medium-sized businesses.

He is currently a Director of a number of private companies in the food, industrial equipment and engineering industries.

Marcell Judkins


Elected to the Board in 2015.


Marcell is a finance executive with corporate experience within medium and large global corporates across industry as diverse as retail, manufacturing, financial services, telecommunications, insurance and digital media.

Marcell is an FCPA, and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, who holds a MBA and a degree in Finance and Accounting. She previously held the role of President for Kalparrin Early Intervention for Children during her 7 year association with the not for profit organisation.

Tricia Malowney

Elected to the Board in 2012.

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Tricia is a consultant and has developed policies and procedures for the government, not-for-profit and corporate sectors. She is also a Board member of Women’s Health East and Chair of Independent Disability Services. Tricia has a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Anthropology/Criminology.

Tricia uses her own disability as a tool to create better outcomes for Victorians with disabilities, through ensuring inclusive practices to enable access to equitable services, including justice, health, housing, employment and full citizenship rights.

Philip Oswald

Appointed to the Board in 2012.

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Philip has had a career working in Australia, Japan and the USA within the automotive, general insurance industries and now currently the financial services industry.

Philip has a Diploma of Business Studies from Caulfield Institute of Technology and participated in an overseas Graduate Program – General Motors Institute Michigan, USA.

His exposure to Scope through the Risk & Audit Committee led to his interest in working with Scope in a broader role.

Lea Pope

Appointed to the Board in 2015.

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Lea is currently a director of two non for profit companies in medical education and community care sectors.

Lea’s career has been substantially in the public healthcare system, initially as a physiotherapist and over the last 25 years in executive management roles.  She was most recently Chief Executive of Bass Coast Health, located in south Gippsland. She is currently a director of two other not for profit companies in medical education and community care sectors.

Mark Chittleborough

Appointed to the Board in 2016.

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Mark has a Science degree and had a career working in the oil and resource sector. Most of this time was spent with Shell working in management roles in Australia and overseas. Post Shell, his consultancy has worked on new LNG projects both here and overseas.

His consultancy has also involved representing disadvantaged people. Mark has negotiated over many years on behalf of the Kimberley Aboriginal people with resource companies wanting to exploit Kimberley resources.  This has included the establishment of Aboriginal companies to manage rewards from these resource contracts.

Serge Sardo

Appointed to the Board in 2016.

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Serge has accumulated nearly 10 years experience as a CEO for not-for-profit or government organisations. Currently he is the CEO of a Victorian statutory authority responsible for administering community services to over 100 locations in Victoria.

As a psychologist with nearly 20 years experience, Serge has managed rehabilitation and employment programs for people with disabilities, and for four years was a Member of the federal government’s Disability Employment Services Advisory Council.

With an MBA qualification and strong commercial experience, Serge also brings to the role expertise in marketing, social policy and advocacy.