The board and board committees
The primary role of the Board is to effectively represent and promote the interests of shareholders with a view to adding long-term value to the company’s shares. The Board do so by providing strategic guidance, adopting appropriate policies and procedures and ensuring Meridian’s directors, senior management and employees are fulfilling their functions effectively and responsibly.
The Chief Executive is charged with the day-to-day leadership and management of Meridian.
The Board has adopted a written charter which is the principal specification of the governance framework and sets out the governance requirements for the Board.
The Board may from time to time establish appropriate committees of directors to assist it by focusing on specific responsibilities in greater detail than is possible for the Board as a whole, reporting to the Board and making any necessary recommendations.
The Board has established four standing committees.
Audit and Risk Committee
The objective of the Audit and Risk Committee is to assist the Board in fulfilling its responsibilities in all matters related to risk management and the financial accounting and reporting of Meridian.
- Julia Hoare (Chair)
- Jan Dawson
- Peter Wilson
- Mark Cairns
Remuneration and Human Resources Committee
The objective of the People and Remuneration Committee is to assist the Board in all matters related to people and remuneration.
- Jan Dawson (Chair)
- Nagaja Sanatkumar
- Mark Verbiest
Safety and Sustainability Committee
The objective of the Safety and Sustainability Committee is to assist the Board in fulfilling its responsibilities and objectives in all matters related to safety and sustainability.
- Peter Wilson (Chair)
- Anake Goodall
- Michelle Henderson