The Trustees have general control and management of the administration of the Trust and are thus the “charity trustees” for the purposes of the 2005 Act.
The Trustee Board has 15 Trustees and meets four times each year to oversee the delivery of the Trust’s strategy. It has two sub-committees which are responsible for specific aspects of the Trust’s governance. The ultimate decision on matters handled by all sub-committees rests with the Trustee Board.
The Trustee Board is responsible for recommending the appointment of new Trustees.
The Finance Committee review and recommend to the Trustee Board systems of internal control on financial and governance issues and oversees risk management. It also reviews the draft annual accounts and meets with the Trust’s external auditors. It meets four times a year.
The Project Appraisal Group is responsible for reviewing and monitoring existing development projects as well as recommending new ones. It meets bi-monthly.