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

Ethics & compliance

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

Social & environmental

Independent Verification Opinion of environmental data 2021
UN Global Compact Elementis Communication on progress 2022
UK Living Wage accreditation
Water Stewardship Statement and Policy
Biodiversity statement
Modern slavery - transparency statement
HSE policy

Non-executive directors – letters of appointment

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

Board and Committee governance

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