Finance, Audit & RISK Committee

A committee of a minimum of three members appointed by the Trust board, with at least one non-trustee member required.

Finance, Audit & Risk Committee:

John Bushby - Trustee & Committee Chair

Attendance 2020-21: 2/2

Attendance 2019-20: 3/3

Business Interests: Parent (Turner Free School), Trustee & Treasurer of Folkestone Primary PTFA.

Co-Chair of Stowting CofE Primary Board (from 01.09.20) and member of Buildings and Finance Committee (14.10.19-13.10.23)

Gary Cottle - Trustee

Attendance 2020-21: 1/2

Attendance 2019-20: 2/3

Business Interests: CEO Metrikos (Sep 19), Proprietor of High Tong Estate, Clyde Cherwell Future Screen Invicta, Director AGC Urban RE Caxton House

Manjinder Johal - Trustee

Attendance 2020-21: 2/2

Attendance 2019-20: 3/3

Business Interests: None

Hugh Watchorn - Independent

Attendance 2020-21: 1/2

Attendance 2019-20: 2/3

Business Interests: Bespoke Consulting Services Ltd

Dafydd Gough - Advisor

Attendance 2020-21: 2/2

Attendance 2019-20: 1/3

Business Interests: Senior Associate Silica Associates - Silica Associates contracted to support TFS build (May – Oct 19).

Cygnus Academies Trust Advisor from May 19

Members who have left in the past 12 month

Jenny Fox - Independent

Attendance: 1/1

Left the Committe in December 2019

Duties:

  • To provide oversight on internal controls and monitor performance at Trust and School level

  • To determine scope of and receive internal audit reports

  • To manage the ‘responsible officer’ function

  • To review capital plans

  • To review and recommend for approval annual budgets

Reporting:

Report to board of Trustees through approved minutes

Governed by:

TERMS OF REFERENCE – FARC SEP 2020

Turner Schools Financial Scheme of Delegation May 20

Meetings:

Three per year