The Board of Directors is made up of 13 members, comprising the non-executive Chairman, three executive directors and nine non-executive directors. The roles of Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer are separate and clearly defined, with the division of responsibilities set out in writing and agreed by the Board.
The Board has delegated day to day operational decisions to the Executive Committee which is the key management committee for the Group. The Executive Committee develops the Group’s strategy, and reviews capital expenditure and investment budgets. It is responsible for implementing Group policy, monitoring health and safety, financial, operational and quality of service performance, purchasing and supply chain issues, succession planning and governance matters.