Committees

The Board of Trustees delegates responsibilities to Committees to carry out specific functions.
These expert committees contain both members and non-members and support the Nuclear Institute
by focusing on specific operational areaa. The Trustees retain overall authority and are required to
ratify all the decisions of the sub-committees. 

Nominations Committee

The Nominations Committee is a sub-committee of the Board of Trustees.

The principal purposes of the Committee are to:

  • Ensure that key positions in the Institute’s governance structure are filled with the most suitable candidates, recruited via open, fair and professional processes.
  • Advise BoT regarding processes and procedures for election and/or appointment of Trustees.
  • Advise and support BoT regarding its balance of skills, knowledge and experience.

Chair: John Clarke

 

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is a sub-committee of the Board of Trustees (BoT).

The principal purposes of the Committee are to:

  • Ensure that the Institute’s membership and professional standards are maintained and applied to the required levels; and
  • Ensure that the Institute complies with the requirements for registration of all relevant Licensing bodies.

Chair: Tony Gibson

 

Events Committee

The Events Committee is a sub-committee of the Board of Trustees (BoT).

The principal purposes of the Committee are to:

  • To organise and deliver events based on the Nuclear Institute’s Strategy and Business Plan;
  • To deliver effective annual and long term event programmes, which aim to deliver high quality, high profile events which aim generally to make a surplus, as a major source of income to help the NI deliver it’s charitable objectives;
  • Provide a range of social and networking events for NI members;
  • To report to the Board of Trustees on all appropriate matters concerning proposed events, including risk, and final results.

Chair: Mark Salisbury

 

Editorial Committee

The Editorial Committee (EdComm) is a sub-committee of the Board of Trustees.

The purpose of the Editorial Committee is to maintain the quality of the Nuclear Institute Journal. As a minimum, each edition of Nuclear Future should include:

  • High quality technical papers on nuclear and related subjects
  • News and comment on relevant matters in the nuclear industry
  • The President’s page
  • Branch News
  • Network News
  • A calendar of forthcoming events
  • Information to assist recruitment of new individual members
  • Information to assist recruitment of new company members
  • Publication of the Journal is the responsibility of the Board of NI Enterprises Ltd.

Chair: Prof Lawrence Williams, Imperial College 

 

Assurance Committee

The Assurance Committe advises the Board on the accounts and financial statements and the annual report of the Institute.

The principal purposes of the Committee are to:

  • Provide assurance to the Board that there is a suitable mechanism in place for budget setting for each financial year;
  • Review the statutory annual reports and financial statements prior to their submission to the Board for approval;
  • Review and challenge financial policies, methods, transactions and appropriate accounting standards have been met.

Chair: Dr Fiona Rayment OBE (Trustee) 

 

 Remuneration Committee

The principal purposes of the Committee are to:

  • Recommend and monitor the remuneration package of the Chief Executive;
  • Obtain reliable, up-to-date information about remuneration in other professional membership bodies of comparable scale and complexity;
  • Oversee any major changes in employee benefits structures throughout the company;
  • Work and liaise as necessary with all other Board governance committees.

Chair: Nicola O'Keeffe

 

Policy Committee

The principal purposes of the Committee are to:

  • Consider how best the NI can contribute to a wider public understanding of the nuclear industry;
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration with respected organisations in order to influence the policy agenda positively;
  • To develop a leading role for the NI in providing evidence-based knowledge on key issues affecting the nuclear industry.

Chair: Vacant

 

Communities Committee

The principal purposes of the Committee are to:

  • Be a forum for representatives of each NI branch, SIG, the YGN and WiN UK to meet biannually and discuss issues of common interest;
  • Share good practice around their annual budgets and business plans;
  • Support the Outreach Committee in fulfilling their objectives.

Chair: Vacant

 

Outreach Committee

The principal purposes of the Committee are to:

  • Be a forum for representatives of each NI branch, the YGN and WiN UK to meet biannually and plan outreach activities;
  • Develop the criteria for determining which projects will be supported each year and a means of measuring them;
  • Liaise closely with branch and network committees in delivering outreach projects;
  • Coordinate support to members acting as STEM Ambassadors, WES/WISE, STEMnet and other outreach programmes relevant to the nuclear industry.

Chair: Vacant

 

SIG Committee

The principal purposes of the Committee are to:

  • Be a forum for representatives of each SIG to share their programme of activities and share good practice;
  • Develop a programme of outputs for each SIG for the coming year and report on their growth;
  • Identify how SIG developments support the NI’s overall strategy and business plan.

Chair: Vacant