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

Board and Committee governance

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

Social & environmental

UK Living Wage accreditation
HSE policy
Water Stewardship Statement and Policy
Biodiversity statement
Modern slavery - transparency statement
Independent Verification Opinion of GHG Emissions Data
UN Global Compact Elementis Communication on progress 2021

Ethics & compliance

Anti-corruption policy
Code of business conduct and ethics
Animal testing policy
Tax Strategy

Non-executive directors – letters of appointment

Dorothee Deuring
Andrew Duff
Steve Good
John O'Higgins
Christine Soden
Anne Hyland