University of Bath

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.

Membership

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.

Committee members

    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.

    Name Position
    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