Audit and Risk Committee

The Audit and Risk Committee provides an independent, objective review of arrangements for internal control within NICE.

The NICE Board is tasked with setting the organisation's risk appetite and ensuring that controls are in place to manage risk within this. The Audit and Risk Committee is a crucial mechanism for supporting the Board in meeting these obligations.

The members of the Audit and Risk Committee are:

  • Rima Makarem, Non-Executive Director (Chair)
  • Sheena Asthana, Non-Executive Director
  • Elaine Inglesby-Burke, Non-Executive Director
  • Tim Irish, Non-Executive Director

The attendees of the Audit and Risk Committee meetings are:

  • The Chief Executive
  • The Business Planning and Resources Director
  • The Associate Director – Financial Management
  • The Head of Financial Accounting
  • The Associate Director – Procurement and IT
  • The Associate Director – Corporate Office
  • The Governance Manager
  • The External Auditors
  • The Internal Auditors

Further information is outlined in the committee's terms of reference and standing orders.

Remuneration Committee

The Remuneration Committee is responsible for ensuring that a policy and process is in place for the performance review and remuneration of the Chief Executive and directors.

The members of the Remuneration Committee are:

  • Professor David Haslam (Chair)
  • Rosie Benneyworth, Non-Executive Director
  • Tim Irish, Non-Executive Director

The attendees of the Remuneration Committee are:

  • The Chief Executive
  • The Business Planning and Resources Director
  • The Associate Director – Human Resources
  • The Associate Director – Corporate Office

Further information is outlined in the committee's terms of reference and standing orders.