The Board recognises the gravity and importance of corporate governance. The Board has established Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees, all with defined terms of reference, modelled closely on the provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code. A copy can also be viewed on the download links available.

Role of the Board 

The Board are collectively responsible to shareholders for the delivery of long term value, providing effective challenge and support to management and oversight of effective risk management and internal control systems.


Audit Committee
Nomination Committee
Remuneration Committee

Non-executive directors – letters of appointment

Trudy Schoolenberg
John O'Higgins
Dorothee Deuring
Christine Soden
Steve Good

Board and Committee governance

Non-executive directors – letters of appointment
Remuneration Committee - terms of reference
Division of responsibilities – Board roles
Nomination Committee - terms of reference
Policy on non-audit services
Matters reserved for the Board
Audit Committee - terms of reference
Policy on Board diversity

Ethics & compliance

Code of Conduct and Ethics
Anti-corruption policy
Tax Strategy
Animal testing policy

Social & environmental

UK Living Wage accreditation
Modern slavery - transparency statement
HSE policy
Independent Verification Opinion of environmental data 2021
Biodiversity statement
UN Global Compact Elementis Communication on progress 2022
Water Stewardship Statement and Policy