The Board is assisted by a number of Committees.
These are outlined in more detail below and in the Company’s most recent Annual Report.
The Valuations Committee
The Valuations Committee adds a further level of oversight to the valuation process. The members of the Committee are Paul Goodson (Chairman), David Lis, Roger Perkin and Linda Wilding.
Audit and Risk Committee
The Board is supported by the Audit and Risk Committee, which was established on 1 June 2017. The members of the Committee are Roger Perkin (Chairman), Paul Goodson and Linda Wilding.
Prior to 1 June 2017, the Board was supported by an Audit Committee. A report of that Committee’s activities is contained in the Report of the Audit Committee on pages 146 and 147 of the Report and Accounts for the year ended 30 September 2016.
Terms of Reference for the Audit and Risk Committee
The Remuneration Committee’s duties include determining and agreeing with the Board the Company’s remuneration policy. Where appropriate, the Committee will consider both the need to judge the position of the Company relative to other companies regarding the remuneration of Directors and the need to appoint external remuneration consultants.
The members of the Committee are David Lis (Chairman), John McAdam and Linda Wilding.
The Nomination Committee’s duties include advising the Board on the structure, size and composition of the Board and succession planning for directors and other senior executives. The Committee is responsible for identifying and nominating, for the approval of the Board, candidates to fill Board vacancies based on merit and against objective criteria and with due regard for the benefits of diversity on the Board including gender. The Company’s policy on diversity is further detailed in the Strategic Report.
The members of the Committee Neil Johnson (Chairman), David Lis, John McAdam and Roger Perkin.