Our Committees

Our Board is supported for two committees: the Audit Committee and the Governance Committee. Each committee meets four times a year.

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee:

  • provide scrutiny and oversight of the Trust’s internal control, risk management and assurance arrangements
  • obtain and evaluate a range of assurances, including from independent sources, through which it can provide assurance to the Board regarding the effectiveness of the Trust’s control framework

Specific responsibilities and delegations are set out in the Committee’s Terms of Reference (TORs).

Current members of the Audit Committee:

  • Anthony Read (Committee Chair)
  • Guy Johnson
  • David Blanchard
  • Will McKellar
  • Shahida Latif-Haider (Co-optee)

Governance Committee

The Governance Committee’s role is to support the Board by:

  • making that the Trust has effective governance arrangements in place (including data governance)
  • approving and recommending policies which support good governance, considering legal and regulatory requirements and good practice
  • monitoring the Trust’s compliance with these and making recommendations to the Board on matters of governance

The Committee also has a role in:

  • determining Executive remuneration
  • approving the framework for staff remuneration and broad arrangements for staff consultation
  • pension provision and leadership succession planning and for making recommendations to the Board on these matters

Specific responsibilities and delegations are set out in the Committee’s Terms of Reference (TORs).

Current members of the Governance Committee:

  • Alison Haddon (Committee Chair)
  • Fiona McAuley
  • Shaun Harley

Meet the Board

Each of our Board members bring their own perspective, skills and experience. Collectively, they act together to set the overall direction for the Trust.

Declaration of Interests

All Board members have to sign up to the Board and Committee Code of Conduct and this includes declaring their interests.

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