Will Adderley Deputy Chairman

Nick Wilkinson Chief Executive

Chief Financial Officer

Marion Sears Non-Executive Director


Liz Doherty Non-Executive Director

William Reeve Non-Executive Director

Peter Ruis Non-Executive Director

Rachel Osborne Non-Executive Director (from 1 April 2018)


Andy Harrison

Andy Harrison is responsible for:

  • The leadership, effectiveness and governance of the Board
  • Setting the agenda, style and tone of Board discussions with a particular focus on strategic matters
  • Ensuring each Non-Executive Director makes an effective contribution to the Board
  • Ensuring that the Directors receive accurate, timely and clear information
  • Chairing the Nominations Committee

Chairman’s responsibilities


will adderley

Will Adderley is responsible for:

  • Maintaining a close dialogue with the Chairman and the CEO
  • Leading the preservation of the culture and values of the Company through visible demonstration of the business principles
  • Assisting the CEO in strategic and operational activities as requested
  • Supporting and deputising for the Chairman as required
  • Member of the Nominations Committee

Deputy Chairman's responsibilities



Nick Wilkinson

Nick Wilkinson is responsible for:

  • Proposing the strategic objectives of the Group for approval by the Board, and delivering the strategic and financial objectives in line with the agreed strategy
  • Leading the Executive Board and senior management in managing the operational requirements of the business
  • Providing clear and visible leadership in business conduct
  • Effective and ongoing communication with shareholders

Chief Executive Officer responsibilities


The CFO is responsible for:

  • Working with the CEO to develop and implement the Group’s strategic objectives
  • The financial delivery and performance of the Group
  • Ensuring that the Group remains appropriately funded to pursue the strategic objectives
  • Ensuring proper financial controls and risk management of the Group and compliance with associated regulation
  • Investor relations activities, and communications with investors


liz doherty

Liz Doherty is responsible for:

  • Acting as a ‘sounding board’ for the Chairman and an intermediary for the other Directors
  • Leading the Non-Executive Directors in their annual assessment of the Chairman’s performance
  • Making herself available to shareholders, particularly if they have concerns that the normal channels have failed to resolve, or for which such contact would be inappropriate

Role of the Senior Independent Director


Liz Doherty, Rachel Osborne, William Reeve, Peter Ruis and Marion Sears are responsible for:

  • Constructive contribution and challenge to the development of strategy
  • Monitoring operational and financial performance and scrutiny of management performance in the delivery of strategic objectives
  • Oversight of financial and other controls and processes for risk management
  • Liz Doherty chairs the Audit and Risk Committee
  • William Reeve chairs the Remuneration Committee
  • With the exception of Andy Harrison and Marion Sears, all Non-Executive Directors chair or sit on all Board Committees


dawn durrant

Dawn Durrant is responsible for:

  • Supporting the Chairman and the Non-Executive Directors with their responsibilities
  • Advising on regulatory compliance and corporate governance
  • Facilitating individual induction programmes for Directors and assisting with their development as required
  • Communications with shareholders and organisation of the AGM
  • Overseeing the Corporate Responsibility activities of the Group