Governance committee

The governance committee comprises four independent non-executive directors and one executive director.

Members

  • M. Jacqueline Sheppard QC (Chair)
  • Alexander Berger
  • Ian Tyler
  • Keith Lough
    James Smith
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Roles and responsibilities

The role of the governance committee includes:

  • reviewing and approving changes to the Board’s corporate governance practices and policies;
  • monitoring the Company’s compliance with the UK Corporate Governance Code and with all applicable legal, regulatory and listing requirements; and
  • reviewing developments in corporate governance in general and advising the Board periodically with respect to significant developments in the law and practice of corporate governance.

Download the governance committee's terms of reference PDF 0.14MB

Read more about the committee in the 2014 Annual Report and Accounts

 

Key contact

Duncan Wood, Company Secretary
Contact
T: +44 131 475 3000