Group Audit Committee

The Group Audit Committee meets on a quarterly basis to receive reports from the Internal Auditors on the Group’s systems of control, effectiveness of risk management and governance arrangements. The Group Audit Committee is also primarily responsible for scrutinising control systems, risk management and receiving Internal Audit reports. Amongst its duties are:

• agreeing an annual programme of internal audit inspections
• making recommendations for improvement
• reporting to Governing Bodies on findings

The Group Audit Committee can consist of a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 7 members with one place being reserved for a member of Cordale’s Governing Body and one for a member of Bellsmyre's Governing Body. Current membership of the Group Audit Committee is as follows:


Penny Coburn


Martin Harkness


Alan Nairn


Alex McDougall


Gregor Colville (Bellsmyre representative)


Martin Walker (Cordale representative)

Terms of Reference have been prepared to support the work of the Group Audit Committee and can be accessed by clicking on the link below.

Group Audit Committee – Terms of Reference