Committees

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee has responsibility for, among other things, the monitoring of the financial integrity of the financial statements of the Group and the involvement of the Group’s auditors in that process.   The ultimate responsibility for reviewing and approving the annual report and accounts and the half- yearly reports rests with the Board.

The Audit Committee meets at least three times a year at the appropriate points in the reporting and audit cycle.  The Audit Committee is chaired by Sharon Brown and its other members are Georgina Harvey, Jens Hofma and Angus Porter.

Terms of Reference - Audit Committee

Remuneration Committee

The Remuneration Committee has responsibility for the determination of the terms and conditions of employment, remuneration and benefits of each of the Chairman, Executive Directors, members of the executive and the company secretary, including pension rights and any compensation payments, and recommending and monitoring the level and structure of remuneration for Senior Managers and the implementation of share option or other performance-related schemes. 

The Remuneration Committee meets at least twice a year.  The Remuneration Committee is chaired by Georgina Harvey and its other members are Sharon Brown, Jens Hofma and Angus Porter.

Terms of Reference - Remuneration Committee

Nomination Committee

The Nomination Committee is responsible for considering and making recommendations to the Board in respect of appointments to the Board, the Board committees and the chairmanship of the Board committees.  It will also be responsible for keeping the structure, size and composition of the Board under regular review, and for making recommendations to the Board with regard to any changes necessary.

The Nomination Committee meets at least twice a year.  The Nomination Committee is chaired by Angus Porter and its other members are Sharon Brown, Georgina Harvey, Jens Hofma and Jonathan Miller.

Terms of Reference - Nomination Committee