Trust Commitees

The Trust operates a number of Committees:

The Audit Committee

The Audit Committee’s primary role is to independently contribute to the Trust Board’s overall process for ensuring that an effective internal financial control system is maintained.

Membership of the Committee:

The Committee shall be appointed by the Board from amongst the Non-Executive Directors of the Trust and shall consist of not less than three members. A quorum shall be two members.

Current membership:

  • Mr Norman McKinley (Chair)
  • Prof Mary Hanratty (Chair of Assurance Committee)
  • Ms Angela Paisley

Attendance at Meetings:

The Director of Finance and appropriate Internal and External Audit representatives shall normally attend meetings.

The Assurance Committee

The Committee will be responsible for assuring the NIAS Board that effective and regularly reviewed arrangements are in place to support the implementation, maintenance and development of Governance (clinical and non clinical) and risk management and that such matters are properly considered and communicated to the Board.

Membership of the Committee:

The Committee shall be appointed by the Board from amongst the Non-Executive Directors of the Trust and shall consist of not less than three members. A quorum shall be two members.

Current membership:

  • Professor Mary Hanratty (Chair)
  • Mr Norman McKinley (Chair of Audit Committee)
  • Ms Angela Paisley
  • Dr Jim Livingston
  • Mr Robin Mullan

Attendance at Meetings:

The Medical Director, Director of Operations, Director of Finance & ICT and Director of Human Resources & Corporate Services shall normally attend meetings.

 

The Remuneration Committee

The Committee’s primary role is to advise the Board about appropriate remuneration and terms of service for the Chief Executive and all other Executive Directors.

Membership of the Committee:

The Committee shall be appointed by the Board from amongst the Non-Executive Directors of the Trust and shall consist of not less than three members.

Current membership:

  • Mr Paul Archer (CHAIR)
  • Dr Jim Livingston
  • Mr Robin Mullan

Attendance at Meetings:

The Chief Executive and Director of Human Resources shall normally attend meetings