Our Executive Team

We are proud of the high quality of our services, and we work hard to continuously evaluate and improve them.

Our people contribute a diverse range of experiences and knowledge to the organisation. As a team, we are passionate about disability support and advocacy.

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Kate MacRae

Chief Executive Officer

Kate joined Scope in April 2022. She has extensive experience in the disability and healthcare sectors, having held various executive and director roles.

Before joining Scope, Kate held the position of CEO with Able Australia. She guided the organisation through the COVID-19 pandemic and further established a supply chain of PPE for the sector.

With Able Australia, she established the Deafblind Centre of Excellence in 2019. The Centre is now a recognised leader in the field, actively collaborating with the World Health Organization, United Nations and Deafblind International to improve outcomes for people who are deafblind.

Kate has held various leadership roles with Vision Australia, LGA Associates, and clinical roles in mental health, neurology, and pediatrics.

Kate is also the founder and Chair of The CEO Collaboration, a membership body of 90+ NDIS providers.

Lee Carpenter

Lee Carpenter

Chief Operating Officer NSW Scope/DSA

Lee joined Scope in January 2021. He was previously the Deputy CEO of Northcott.

During his time at Northcott, Lee oversaw growth from under $20m to over $200m in revenue per year, transforming and managing service delivery in a customer led NDIS business.

Lee’s experience at Northcott also includes driving innovation and business enhancement projects across the organisation, and growing the size and mix of Supported Independent Living offerings to customers.

A Certified Practising Accountant, Lee holds an MBA and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. With over 30 years’ experience in human services, and 12 of those years working in senior executive roles within the disability sector, Lee has the skills and experience to lead the expansion of Scope’s services into NSW in line with our strategic goal.

Andrew HansonAndrew Hanson

Chief Operating Officer, Scope

Andrew joined Scope in 2018 as the Chief Operations Manager at Home@Scope, and later the General Manager of Business Performance at Scope.

He has more than 30 years of leadership experience in health, medical and disability sectors. Beginning his career as a paramedic with what is now Ambulance Victoria, Andrew quickly moved into operational leadership positions.

Prior to joining Scope, Andrew spent seven years as the Director of Medical Workforce at Alfred Health, before taking on the role of General Manager at South Melbourne Primary Health Network (PHN). At the PHN, Andrew played a vital part in the rollout of programs to support access to healthcare for vulnerable groups.

With extensive experience in business performance and operational strategy, Andrew played a key role in leading the organisation through the transition from the Department of Health and Human Services to Home@Scope.

In addition to his long professional history in healthcare industries, Andrew brings with him a passion for improving outcomes for marginalised people.

Peter Hartnett General Manager, Strategy, Brand & Business Development

Peter Hartnett

Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer

Peter joined Scope in July 2013. Peter has more than 20 years’ experience in corporate development with a number of leading Australian companies and multi-nationals including NAB, Standard & Poor’s, Village Roadshow, Spotless Group and AWB Ltd. Peter holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and a Master of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Melbourne.

Peter is committed to supporting the continued growth and development of Scope.

Clare JenningsClare Jennings

Chief Customer Experience, Risk and Compliance Officer​​

Clare joined Scope in November 2021. She has more than 20 years of experience in the health, community services and aged care sectors in Australia and the United Kingdom, leading innovation, governance, and quality programs.

Before coming to Scope, Clare undertook executive interim work, leading Performance Improvement at Northeast Health Wangaratta, Clinical Governance with BlueCross and cohealth’s COVID-19 response.

Clare’s experience in operational leadership in Healthcare has led to a passion for leading the enabling quality, risk and governance functions to support delivery of the right outcomes for customers and the organization. She has a Master in Nursing and a Masters of Organisational Dynamics. Clare is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Clare is excited to draw on her experience to provide strategic leadership in integrating the customer experience, quality, safeguarding, compliance, risk and innovation across the Scope Group.

Ian Morgan General Manager, Shared Services & Chief Financial Officer
Ian Morgan

Chief Financial Officer

Ian joined Scope in 2011 as Chief Financial Officer. He is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Physics and has 20 years’ experience in CEO and CFO roles within public and private organisations.

Ian is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Ian’s experience helps to position Scope as a leader in delivering services in a sustainable and competitive marketplace.

Sid Shekar
Sid Shekar

Chief Information Officer

Sid joined Scope in December 2020 and leads the IT function and Enterprise PMO for the organisation. He was previously the General Manager of Strategy, Technology and Transformation with NBN Co, where he was responsible for end-to-end strategy, planning, transformation and management across people, processes, and technology initiatives.

With extensive operations and technology experience in senior roles, Sid is well placed to lead the Information, Communication and Technology team through the continued growth of the organisation.

Sid is both customer and outcome focused and uses his leadership and collaboration across all levels to achieve significant outcomes through innovative and simplified customer solutions.