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Board Committees

The Board has a number of standing Committees, to which specific responsibilities have been delegated. These Committees enable the Board to operate effectively within a strong governance framework.

Each of these Committees is comprised of independent Non-Executive Directors of the Company who are appointed by the Board. Board members receive minutes of meetings and comprehensive papers, in advance of all the Board’s Committees and they can request presentations or reports on areas of interest.

The Nominations Committee reviews succession plans for the Board and its Committees and considers its structure, size, composition and diversity. It ensures that the Board has the appropriate knowledge, skills and experience to operate effectively and deliver our strategy and supports the development of an inclusive and diverse talent pipeline.

Nominations Committee members:

  • Stephen Hubbard (Chairman)
  • Chris Girling
  • Damon Russell
  • Rosie Shapland
  • Lesley-Ann Nash
  • Duncan Owen

Committee secretary: Carmelina Carfora

Nominations Committee Report 2020/21

Nominations Committee Terms of Reference

The Audit Committee oversees the Group’s financial reporting. It manages the Company’s relationship with its external auditor, including monitoring their performance and reappointment and reviews and monitors risk management.

Audit Committee members:

  • Rosie Shapland (Chair)
  • Chris Girling
  • Lesley-Ann Nash
  • Damon Russell
  • Duncan Owen

Committee secretary: Carmelina Carfora

Audit Committe Report 2020/21

Audit Committee Terms of Reference

The Risk Committee oversees the effectiveness of risk management throughout the organisaiont, advises the Board on risk appetite, tolerance and strategy and provides recommendations to the Board on the Group's approach to risk management and the effectiveness of the internal control environment.

Risk Committee members:

  • Damon Russell (Chairman)
  • Chris Girling
  • Rosie Shapland
  • Lesley-Ann Nash

Committee secretary: Kelly Carmichael

Risk Committe Report 2020/21

Risk Committee Terms of Reference

The Remuneration Committee determines the remuneration policy for Executive Directors and considers whether there is a clear link between performance and remuneration. It reviews broader workforce remuneration and related policies and develops remuneration practices to support clarity, simplicity, transparency and alignment with culture.

Remuneration Committee members:

  • Lesley-Ann Nash (Chair)
  • Stephen Hubbard
  • Rosie Shapland

Committee secretary: Carmelina Carfora

Remuneration Committee Report 2020/21

Remuneration Committee Terms of Reference

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