Board Committees and Terms of Reference
The Board is supported in its functions by the committees listed below.
For the most recent reported year, committee memberships, meeting attendance and the report for each committee is set out in the Corporate Governance section of our annual report which can also be accessed from this page.
The terms of reference for each committee can be downloaded by using the links on the right of this page.
The Board is supported by the Executive Committee which consists of the Executive Directors and certain senior members of staff. The Executive Committee chairman is Pete Raby, Chief Executive Officer.
The Audit Committee assists the Board in effectively discharging its responsibilities for financial reporting and corporate control.
The Nomination Committee leads the process for Board appointments and makes recommendations to the Board on the appointment of new Directors.
A majority of the members of the Nomination Committee are independent non-executive Directors. Andrew Shilston (Nomination Committee Chairman), Douglas Caster, Helen Bunch, Laurence Mulliez, and Jane Aikman are the current members of the Nomination Committee.
The Remuneration Committee is responsible for developing Group policy on executive remuneration and for determining, on behalf of the Board, specific remuneration packages for the executive Directors and the Chairman.