The Audit and Assurance Committee (AAC) supports the CEO by providing advice and constructive challenge in matters relating to risk management, control, governance and associated assurance to support year-end accountability and reporting.  

The membership of the AAC comprises non-executive advisers. The Chief Executive and Head of Finance and Business Services routinely attend the AAC, along with representatives from Internal Audit and Audit Scotland.  The AAC can also sit privately without Executives, or any other party present for all or part of a meeting if required. 

The Committee will meet up to four times per year and be chaired by a Non-Executive Director.   

Meeting Frequency: Will meet up to 3 times per year