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

Non-executive directors – letters of appointment

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

Social & environmental

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

Board and Committee governance

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

Ethics & compliance

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