Governance

We aim to run our business in an honest, transparent and ethical manner.

At Quintain, our strategy seeks to deliver long-term, sustainable value in a responsible manner, through a skilled and committed team. A strong corporate governance framework supports our endeavours to run our business in an honest, transparent and ethical manner, protecting company assets and working in the best interests of all our stakeholders.

Details of Quintain's Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy and Terms and Conditions for the Supply of Goods and Services can be found under Key Documents.

Board and Committee Membership

The new committee membership approved on 5 October 2016.

Nomination Committee
  • John Herbert (Chairman)
  • Robert Calnan
  • James Riddell
  • Philippe Couturier
Remuneration Committee
  • John Herbert (Chairman)
  • Robert Calnan
  • Philippe Couturier
 Audit Committee
  • John Herbert (Chairman)
  • James Riddell
  • Philippe Couturier

Board Committee Responsibilities

Each Committee has written terms of reference, which are summarised below:

Nomination Committee
  • Evaluation of the Board's performance
  • Succession planning
  • Assessing the diversity of skills and experience required on the Board and its Committees
  • The appointment of new directors 
  • Reviewing the independence of the non-executive directors
Audit Committee
  • Monitor the integrity of the financial statements and any financial announcements and significant reporting judgments
  • Make recommendations to the Board regarding the appointment or removal of the external auditors
  • Review the nature and scope of the external audit and monitor the external auditors’ independence and effectiveness
  • Approve the supply of non-audit services by the external auditors
  • Consider reports of the internal and external auditors
  • Monitor internal financial controls
  • Monitor and review the effectiveness of the internal audit function
  • Review arrangements for staff to raise ethical concerns in confidence (whistle-blowing)
  • Receive reports from the Risk Committee.
Remuneration Committee
  • Recommend the overall remuneration policy for the Group
  • Approve individual directors' remuneration packages
  • To design long-term incentive plans and bonus arrangements
  • To determine targets, review performance and make awards under the Quintain Incentive Plan
Key Documents
  • Modern Slavery Act Statement  
  • Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy 
  • Terms and Conditions for the Supply of Goods and Services