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Committees

Below are details of the Committees sat on by our Board of Governors. Also, read minute papers produced by these committees.

Group Audit and Risk Committee

The Audit Committee oversees LSBU's audit activities including auditing the financial statements, appointing the internal and external auditors and advising the Board of Governors on the effectiveness of the internal control system.

Committee Membership

  • Duncan Brown (Independent Governor) Chair
  • John Cole (Independent Governor)
  • Mark Lemmon (Independent Governor)
  • Rob Orr (Co-opted Member)

Terms of Reference

Download full Terms of Reference for LSBU's Audit Committee (PDF File 219 KB).

Honorary Awards Joint Committee

The Honorary Awards Committee considers nominations for the conferment of honorary degrees and fellowships.

Membership

  • Tony Roberts (Chair and Staff Governor)
  • Prof. Pat Bailey (Deputy Vice Chancellor)
  • Jerry Cope (Independent Governor)
  • John Cole (Independent Governor)
  • Prof. David Phoenix (Vice Chancellor, ex-officio)
  • James Stevenson (University Secretary and Clerk to the Board ex-officio)
  • Harriet Tollerson (Student Governor)

Terms of reference

Download full Terms of Reference for LSBU's Honorary Awards Committee (PDF File 202 KB).

Nomination Committee

The Nomination Committee meets as necessary to consider candidates for independent governor vacancies on the Board of Governors. It recommends candidates for appointment to the Appointments Committee.

Membership

Terms of reference

Download full Terms of Reference for LSBU's Nominations Committee (PDF File 84 KB).

Finance, Planning and Resources Committee

The Finance, Planning and Resources Committee advises the Board of Governors on the solvency and the use and safeguarding of its resources and assets. It reviews LSBU’s in-year financial performance, performance against the corporate strategy, the proposed annual budget, the implications of the strategy for human and physical resources, treasury management, and compliance with the University Gift Acceptance policy.

Membership

Terms of reference

Download full Terms of Reference for LSBU's Finance, Planning and Resources Committee (PDF File 109 KB).

Major Projects and Investment Committee

The Major Projects and Investment Committee is authorised by the Board to approve investment decisions within authorisation levels as set out in the Financial Regulations.  The committee reviews investment decisions above its level of authority and recommends approval to the Board.

Membership

Terms of reference

Download full Terms of Reference for LSBU's Major Projects and Investments Committee (PDF File 193 KB).

Remuneration Committee

The Remuneration Committee determines the annual remuneration of senior post holders.

Membership

Terms of reference

Download full Terms of Reference for LSBU's Remuneration Committee (PDF File 168 KB)

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