The Board recognises the gravity and importance of corporate governance. The Board has established Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees, all with defined terms of reference, modelled closely on the provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code. A copy can also be viewed on the download links available.

Role of the Board 

The Board are collectively responsible to shareholders for the delivery of long term value, providing effective challenge and support to management and oversight of effective risk management and internal control systems.


Audit Committee
Nomination Committee
Remuneration Committee

Social & environmental

Biodiversity statement
Independent Verification Opinion of environmental data
HSE policy
UN Global Compact Elementis Communication on progress 2022
UK Living Wage accreditation
Water Stewardship Statement and Policy
Modern slavery - transparency statement

Non-executive directors – letters of appointment

Dorothee Deuring
John O'Higgins
Steve Good
Trudy Schoolenberg
Christine Soden

Board and Committee governance

Remuneration Committee - terms of reference
Policy on non-audit services
Nomination Committee - terms of reference
Non-executive directors – letters of appointment
Matters reserved for the Board
Policy on Board diversity
Division of responsibilities – Board roles
Audit Committee - terms of reference

Ethics & compliance

Anti-corruption policy
Tax Strategy
Code of Conduct and Ethics
Animal testing policy