Leanne joined Scope in 2024. With more than 25 years’ experience in health and disability services, Leanne has focused her career primarily in the public/for purpose sector.
Holding qualifications in law, business administration and nursing, Leanne has held diverse executive and senior management roles.
Leanne has a passion for using her skills and expertise to improve the lives of vulnerable people and believes that client focussed, and co-designed services empower individuals to belong and thrive.
Before joining Scope, Leanne was General Counsel and Board Secretary at the Royal Women’s Hospital (The Women’s) in Melbourne, where she helped Melbourne’s leading women’s hospital operate successfully within the complex regulatory and legislative framework in which it delivers services.
Leanne has held a number of roles including Manager Legal and Compliance with Dental Health Services Australia, Director Governance and Board Secretary with the National Disability Insurance Agency, Director Clinical Governance and Medico-Legal with Western Health Footscray and Legal Counsel and Board Secretary at Western Health.
Leanne also served as a Director and Committee member over a seven-year period from 2014 – 2021 for cohealth, a not-for-profit community health organisation servicing a broad area of high-growth communities across Melbourne’s northern, western and inner suburbs.