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Audit and Risk Committee

The Audit and Risk Committee is charged with ensuring that the Board and Accounting Officer gain the assurance they need on the adequacy and effectiveness of CITB’s arrangements for risk management, governance and control. 

The Audit and Risk Committee will advise the Board and Accounting Officer on:

  • the strategic processes for risk control and governance and the governance statement;
  • the accounting policies, the accounts and the annual report of the organisation including the process for review;
  • planned activity and results of both internal and external audit; adequacy of management respond to issues identified by audit activity including external audit’s management letter;
  • assurances including outsources or shared service partners, relating to the management of risk and corporate governance requirements for the organisation;
  • proposals for tendering for internal or external audit services or for purchase of non-audit services from contractors who provide audit services;
  • counter-fraud and bribery policies, whistle-blowing processes, and arrangements for special investigations;
  • and consider other topics as defined by the Board.

Current committee members (as at April 2021) are:

  • Diana Garnham - Chairperson and CITB trustee
  • Richard Plumb - Head of Risk & Assurance, ​Ordnance Survey ​

Attendance 2020

Name

Role

Feb

May

June

Aug

Nov

Diana Garnham

(Chair) CITB Trustee

Sophie Seddon (joined

CITB Trustee

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

x

Maureen Douglas (Resigned May 2020)

CITB Trustee

x

n/a

n/a

n/a

Chris Richardson

Co-optee

x

x

Richard Plumb

Co-optee

Attendance 2019

Name Role February May June August November
Diana Garnhan (Chair) CITB Trustee
Maureen Douglas CITB Trustee x
Chris Richardson Co-optee x
Richard Plumb Co-optee x

 

Attendance 2018

Name Role February May June September November
Diana Gamham (Chair) CITB Trustee
Maureen Douglas CITB Trustee
Chris Richardson Co-optee x
Richard Plumb Co-optee x x

Attendance 2017

Name Role March May June October
Diana Garmham (Chair) CITB Trustee    
Maureen Douglas CITB Trustee    
Chris Richardson Co-optee x    
Frances Wadsworth CITB Trustee
Richard Plumb Co-optee n/a n/a n/a

We are currently recruiting for a new Member. 

For more information please click here