The committees facilitate the workings of the board. The board reports on the activities of each committee in the Signatory General Meeting (SGM) papers. 

Finance audit and risk   

Members: Wilhelm Mohn (chair), Denísio Liberato, Takeshi Kimura, Lebogang Mokgabudi

The committee’s role is to provide assurance to the Board as to: the veracity of the financial statements, the efficacy of risk management and the strength, the efficacy of compliance controls; and strength and appropriateness of control processes across the PRI. 

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Members: Sharon Hendricks (chair), Rebeca Minguela, Takeshi KimuraSanda Ojiambo, Tycho Sneyers

The committee’s purpose is to provide guidance to the Executive and make recommendations to the Board as necessary on: the Board and company’s governance, including guidelines, policies and practices; the PRI Board’s effectiveness, including skills, diversity and expertise; the PRI Board elections; signatory categorisation; and signatory accountability and any other issues around signatory status. 

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People and culture   

Members: Sharon Hendricks (chair), Torben Möger Pedersen, Wilhelm Mohn,

The committee’s role is to oversee the people strategy to ensure that the human resources and remuneration arrangements create a positive culture aligned to the PRI values and support the strategic aims of the PRI Association to enable the recruitment, motivation and retention of employees while complying with the requirements of regulatory and governance bodies, satisfying the expectations of signatories and remaining consistent with the expectations of the wider target employee population. The committee is also responsible for PRI chair review process. 

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Members: Eric Usher (chair), Wendy CromwellTakeshi Kimura, Laetitia TankweDenísio Liberato, Torben Möger Pedersen

The committee’s purpose is to guide the preparation of financial system, policy and ‘drive meaningful data’ related content for the Board. This would include strategic guidance on the activities to realise a sustainable financial system (as set out in the PRI’s mission) and oversight of the PRI’s programme to drive meaningful data throughout markets. 

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Progression and accountability oversight

Members: Laetitia Tankwe (chair), Wendy CromwellWilhelm Mohn,

The committee’s purpose is to provide oversight on the development of signatory progression, accountability and assessment.

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Members: Tycho Sneyers (chair), Rebeca Minguela, Laetitia Tankwe, Lebogang Mokgabudi

The committee’s role is to support the board on the development of the PRI strategy.

Terms of reference

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