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Board Sub Committees

Board Sub Committees

The EIS Board provides appropriate oversight to the day-to-day leadership of the EIS. There are a number of sub-committees that advise and report into the Board. You can find out more about these below.

Technical Steering Group

The purpose of the Technical Steering Committee is to provide independent advice and oversight on technical projects and practice conducted by the EIS. Key responsibilities are outlined in the Terms of Reference found here. Ethics approval for projects will be provided by an independent Research Ethics Committee (REC).

View the Technical Steering Group Terms of Reference.

Group Audit and Risk Committee

The Board of UK Sport (UKS) has established a Group Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (GARC) to support them and the Board of the English Institute of Sport (EIS) in their respective responsibilities for issues of risk, financial control and governance. The Committee will review and provide advice to the Board, and if appropriate the Accounting Officers of both UKS and EIS, on the comprehensiveness, reliability and integrity of assurances provided. Full terms of reference can be found here.

View the Group Audit and Risk Assurance Committee Terms of Reference.

Remuneration and Nomination Committee

The Remuneration and Nomination Committee is a formal sub-committee of the Board and has two main accountabilities to ensure that there is a formal, rigorous and transparent procedure for the appointment of new directors to the board and that there is a formal and transparent procedure for developing policy on executive remuneration and for fixing remuneration packages for individual directors.

View the Remuneration and Nomination Committee Terms of Reference.