The Audit Committee consists of Susan Davy as Chair and the other Non-Executive Director with the Executive Directors attending. The Group’s external auditors are invited during the year to report on audit and reporting matters.
Appointed Chair on 1 October 2021, having joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in September 2014. Sharon also held the role of Senior independent Director ahead of being appointed Chair.
Sharon is Non-Executive Chair at DriveWorks Ltd, backed by the Business Growth Fund (BGF). Sharon is also a Non-Executive Director and Remuneration Committee Chair of Eurowag (W.A.G payments solutions plc). She has previously been Marketing Director and main Board Director of the BBC, responsible for marketing communications and audiences, and spent much of her career at Microsoft where she was Board Director of Microsoft UK and Regional General Manager of MSN International.
Sharon is also a holder of the FT/Pearson Non-Executive Director Diploma and a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Sharon is Chair of the Group’s Nomination Committee and a member of the ESG Committee.