Audit and Risk Committee

Committee membership
Ian Bull (Chair)
Ajay Kavan
William Reeve
Arja Taaveniku
Vijay Talwar
Dan Taylor


The principal duties of the Audit and Risk Committee are to:

  • Oversee the integrity of the Group’s financial statements and public announcements relating to financial performance.
  • Hold the relationship with the external auditor, agree the audit fee and oversee the external audit process.
  • Establish formal and transparent arrangements for considering how the Group should apply the corporate reporting, risk management and internal control principles.
  • Oversee the internal audit process.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of financial controls and the process for identifying and managing risk throughout the Group.
  • Monitor the financial reporting process and submit recommendations.
  • Monitor the statutory audit of the Annual Report and financial statements.
  • Review and monitor the external auditor’s effectiveness, independence, quality, and the provision of additional services.
  • Hold sessions with external auditor and internal auditor without management present.