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.

Download our Board Charter [PDF, 863 KB] (PDF 862KB)

See Meridian’s Board of Directors

Board committees

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.

Members:

  • Jan Dawson (Chair)
  • Peter Wilson
  • Mark Cairns

Download our Audit and Risk Committee Charter [PDF, 726 KB] (PDF 740KB)

Remuneration and Human Resources Committee

The objective of the Remuneration and HR Committee is to assist the Board in all matters related to human resources and remuneration.

Members:

  • Mary Devine (Chair)
  • Chris Moller
  • Anake Goodall

Download our Remuneration and HR Committee Charter [PDF, 263 KB] (PDF 266KB)

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.

Members:

  • Stephen Reindler (Chair)
  • Peter Wilson

Download our Safety and Sustainability Committee Charter [PDF, 841 KB] (PDF 859KB)