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Corporate Governance

Details of the Board of Directors and their membership of Board committees can be found on the Board of Directors page.

The Board is responsible for overseeing the management of the business of the Group and the Directors’ powers are subject to the Company’s Articles of Association and any applicable legislation and regulation.

The Board operates through a comprehensive set of processes, which define the schedule of matters to be considered by the Board and its Committees during the annual business cycle and the level of delegated authorities (both financial and non-financial).

The Board has established five principal committees: the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee, the Nominations Committee, the Disclosure Committee and the Risk & Security Committee.

Each committee operates within written terms of reference approved by the Board, details of which can be found on the links below:

In addition, the Board has established a Disclosure Committee to deal with the management and release of price-sensitive information. View the Disclosure Committee's Terms of Reference.

QinetiQ Group plc Board Diversity Policy

The Board recognises the benefits of diversity and has adopted a policy which sets out the approach to diversity in respect of the Board of Directors of QinetiQ Group plc. View the full Board Diversity Policy.

QinetiQ Group plc Directors’ Remuneration Policy

The Directors’ Remuneration Policy at the 2023 Annual General Meeting was approved and will be put to shareholders for their vote again no later than 2026. The Directors’ Remuneration Policy can be downloaded here.

S430(2B) Companies Act 2006 Statement:

Michael Harper has not received any loss of office payments, nor will he be paid any further remuneration for his services as a Director of QinetiQ Group plc, other than the fees that were due for his services up to the date of his resignation.

Section 172 (1) Statement

We welcome our responsibilities to promote the success of the company in accordance with section 172 of the 2006 Companies Act. The QinetiQ Group plc Section 172 (1) statement can be downloaded here.

The QinetiQ Limited Section 172 (1) statement can be downloaded here.