Committees

Our Board is supported by four Committees – Audit, Finance, Nominations and Remuneration – comprising a majority of Trustees and also Co-opted Committee members, who have all been selected and appointed based on their specific skills, experience and expertise.

Audit Committee

Our Audit Committee's responsibilities and duties relate to UCAS' internal controls, risk management, internal audit, and external audit functions. The Committee, which has five members including Trustees and Co-opted Committee members, meets at least twice a year.

Membership

Professor Sir Ian Diamond (Committee Chair)

Rob Behrens CBE

Dr Jim McGeorge

Gerry Pennell OBE

Sarah Randall-Paley

2017 meeting dates

  • 29 March
  • 4 July
  • 14 November

View and download the Terms of Reference for the Audit Committee


Finance Committee

Our Finance Committee's responsibilities and duties relate to financial reporting, budgeting and financial performance, financial strategy, planning and policy, and investments. The Committee, which has five members including Trustees and Co-opted Committee members, meets at least three times a year.

Membership

Thomas Chambers (Committee Chair)

Dr David Ashton

Professor Joy Carter

Jo Jones

Professor Elizabeth Treasure

2017 meeting dates

  • 8 February
  • 17 May
  • 2 November

View and download the Terms of Reference for the Finance Committee


Nominations Committee

Our Nomination Committee's responsibilities and duties relate to the nomination, review, monitoring and facilitation of the Board, Committee and UCAS Council appointments. The Committee, which has up to five members, meets at least once a year.

Membership

Professor Sir Steve Smith (Committee Chair)

Professor Joy Carter

Professor Sir Ian Diamond

Andy Forbes

2017 meeting dates

  • 28 February

View and download the Terms of Reference for the Nominations Committee.


Remuneration Committee

Our Remuneration Committee's responsibilities and duties relate to UCAS' policy on remuneration, annual performance reviews, annual pay awards and distribution, and consideration of representations from staff consultations. The Committee, which has four members, meets at least once a year.

Membership

Professor Sir Steve Smith (Committee Chair)

Thomas Chambers

Professor Sir Ian Diamond

Professor Colin Riordan

2017 meeting dates

  • 21 September

View and download the Terms of Reference for the Remuneration Committee.