Board committees

Nomination Committee

The members of the committee are:

  • Sir Ian Powell (Chair)
  • Paul Bowtell
  • Gillian Sheldon
  • John Cresswell
  • Andrew Williams
  • Matthew Lester

The Committee is responsible for the composition of the Board. It oversees the Board's succession planning, the identification and assessment of potential Board candidates and makes nominations to the Board for its approval as appropriate. It monitors corporate governance issues and the Group's diversity statement is reviewed and recommended by this committee.
View the Terms of Reference of the Nomination Committee.

Audit and Risk Committee

The members of the committee are:

  • Paul Bowtell (Chair until 31 May 2017)
  • Gillian Sheldon
  • John Cresswell
  • Andrew Williams
  • Matthew Lester (Chair from 1 June 2017)

The committee is responsible for overseeing the accounting, audit and financial reporting policies and process for the Group. It reviews the effectiveness of the external audit process and assesses the adequacy of the systems of internal control and risk management. It monitors the Group's risk profile and obtains assurance that principal risks have been properly identified and appropriately managed.

View the Terms of Reference of the Audit Committee.

Remuneration Committee

  • John Cresswell (Chair)
  • Gillian Sheldon
  • Paul Bowtell
  • Andrew Williams
  • Matthew Lester

The committee is responsible for setting the policy for Executive Directors’ and senior executives’ remuneration, approving individual remuneration awards and agreeing changes to senior executive incentive plans.

View the Terms of Reference of the Remuneration Committee.