Committees:

In its endeavour to enhance good governance practices, Al Noor’s Board of Directors has established, through valid resolutions and in accordance with the UK Corporate Governance Code, four committees. These committees are:

    1. Audit and Risk Committee (Click here to view Committee Charter):

  • This Committee assists the Board in its responsibilities with regard to financial reporting, external and internal audits and controls. The ultimate responsibility for reviewing and approving the annual report and accounts and the half-yearly reports remains with the Board.
    The Audit and Risk Committee, which will meet not less than four times a year, is chaired by Seamus Keating, and its other members are Ian Tyler and Mubarak Matar Al Hamiri.
  • 2. Remuneration Committee (Click here to view Committee Charter):

  • The Remuneration Committee assists the Board in its responsibilities in relation to remuneration, including making recommendations to the Board on the Company’s policy on executive remuneration.
    The Committee is chaired by Ian Tyler, and its other members are Seamus Keating and Faisal Belhoul.
    The Committee meets not less than twice a year.
  • 3. Nomination Committee (Click here to view Committee Charter):

  • This Committee assists the Board in its responsibilities relating to the composition and make-up of the Board and any committees of the Board. It is also responsible for periodically reviewing the Board’s structure and identifying potential candidates to be appointed as Directors or committee members as the need may arise.
    The Nomination Committee is chaired by Ian Tyler, and its other members are Dr. Kassem Alom and Mubarak Matar Al Hamiri. The Committee meets not less than twice a year.
  • 4. Quality Committee(Click here to view Committee Charter):

  • The Quality Committee assists the Board in its responsibilities in relation to quality of care within the Group. The committee ensures an integrated and co-ordinated approach to the management and development of quality, patient experience and patient safety at a corporate level in the Group.
    The Quality Committee, which is not a requirement of the UK Corporate Governance Code, is chaired by William Ward, and its other members are Dr. Kassem Alom, Ian Tyler and Ahmad Nimer. Dr. Peter Hill shall act as secretary of the Committee which meets not less than three times a year.

In addition to the above, Al Nahda established two committees at the Senior Management level to support the Board and its Committees. These are:

    1. Corporate Executive Committee:

  • The Corporate Executive Committee is an Executive Management Committee and not a Committee of the Board. The Committee is chaired by the Chief Executive Officer and its other members are the COO, the CFO, the CSO and the CMO.
    The Committee meets every month and its responsibilities include formulation of company strategy and goals, monitoring performance including progress against strategic initiatives and managing issues related to legal, operational, financial and human resources.
  • 2. Business Ethic Committeee:

  • Al Nahda has adopted a code of business ethics (the “Code of Business Ethics”) setting out the standards by which all employees of the Group are expected to conduct themselves in their interaction with patients, their families, other health care providers, payers, suppliers and all other relevant entities.
    The Business Ethics Committee is responsible for monitoring, overseeing and reviewing compliance by Senior Management and all other employees of the Group with the Code of Business Ethics, as well as recommending applicable changes to the Code of Business Ethics to the CEO.
    The Business Ethics Committee, which is not a requirement of the UK Corporate Governance Code, is chaired by Dr. Jeffrey Staples, and its other members are Pramod Balakrishnan, Dr. Peter Hill, Dr. Sami Alom, Muzaffer Nahvi (Corporate HR Director). Suman Pradhan (Internal Control Manager) is the secretary of the Business Ethics Committee which meets not less than four times a year.