The Audit Committee is comprised of Sarah Cope and General Wesley Clark, and is chaired by Sarah Cope. The Audit Committee, amongst other duties, determines and examines matters relating to the financial affairs of the Company including the terms of engagement of the Company’s auditors and, in consultation with the auditors, the scope of the audit. It receives and reviews reports from management and the Company’s auditors relating to the half yearly and annual accounts and the accounting and the internal control systems in use throughout the Company and its subsidiary undertakings.
The Remuneration Committee is comprised of Sarah Cope, Richard Hickinbotham and General Wesley Clark, and is chaired by Richard Hickinbotham. The Remuneration Committee reviews and makes recommendations in respect of the Directors’ remuneration and benefits packages and that of senior employees, including share options and the terms of their appointment. The Remuneration Committee also makes recommendations to the Board concerning the allocation of share options to employees under the Share Scheme.