Audit and Risk Assurance Committee
The committee is responsible to Council for reviewing the effectiveness of arrangements for internal control, risk management, governance and value for money.
The Audit and Risk Assurance Committee is responsible to the University Council for reviewing the adequacy and effectiveness of the University's system of internal control and risk management, governance and value for money arrangements.
Full responsibilities of the committee are detailed in the terms of reference.
Four lay members of Council, appointed by Council on the recommendation of the Nominations Committee, one of whom is appointed Chair of the Committee by Council on the recommendation of the Nominations Committee. Two Appointed Members who are not members of Council but are appointed by Council on the recommendation of the Nominations Committee.
Terms of office expire on 31st July in the year stated.
|Name||Position||Term of office|
|Mr T Ford (Chair)||Lay member of Council, appointed by Council||2020|
|Ms C Gibbons||Lay Member of Council, appointed by Council||2020|
|Prof D Griffiths||Lay Member of Council, appointed by Council||2022|
|Mrs C Moar||Lay Member of Council, appointed by Council||2021|
|Mr A Bayliss||Appointed Member||2021|
|Mr S O’Donoghue||Appointed Member||2021|
The following officers routinely attend meetings of the Committee.
|Professor I White||Vice-Chancellor|
|Mr M Williams||Director of Finance|
|Mr T Stanton||Head of Internal Audit|
|Mr S Fenne||Deputy Director of Finance|
|Ms C Henderson||Secretary|
|Dr Mark Ellis, PwC||External Auditor|
Dates of Meetings and Minutes
- 10 June 2020
- 1 April 2020
- 29 January 2020
- 13 November 2019 (Special)
- 2 October 2019
- 12 June 2019
- 3 April 2019
- 22 January 2019
- 13 November 2018
- 3 October 2018
- 14 June 2017 - New Date
- 7 June 2017 - Cancelled
- 5 April 2017
- 2 February 2017 - New Date
- 31 January 2017 - Cancelled
- 10 November 2016 (Special) - New Date
- 8 November 2016 (Special) - Cancelled
- 5 October 2016
Please note that the summaries and minutes of meetings of the committee published above exclude information which the University has delcared will not be routinely published under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Further information about the Act (including the reasons why such information is exempt from publication). If you have any queries about business conducted by the committee and cannot find reference to in the the summaries/minutes published here, please contact Clare Henderson.