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

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

Ethics & compliance

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

Social & environmental

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

Non-executive directors – letters of appointment

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