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

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

Social & environmental

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

Non-executive directors – letters of appointment

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

Ethics & compliance

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