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
Christine Soden
Dorothee Deuring
Steve Good

Social & environmental

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

Ethics & compliance

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

Board and Committee governance

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