Finance and audit

The finance and audit committee is responsible for advising on ScreenSkills' day-to-day financial operations and controls. Its work includes:

  • recommending the annual budget
  • monitoring the production of management accounts
  • approval of operational financial systems
  • treasury management controls and policy
  • considering risk management
  • internal control and corporate governance

The committee also provides guidance and assistance to the chief executive and the board of directors to ensure compliance issues as a Sector Skills Council, charity and company limited by guarantee.

Read ScreenSkills' annual reports here.

Committee membership

  • Kate Lyndon (Chair), Financial Director, Britbox, ITV
  • Stephen Bristow, Partner in the Film and Television Unit, Saffrey Champness
  • Derek O'Gara, Finance Director, Endemol Shine UK
  • Richard Philipps, Consultant, Reed Smith
  • Richard Pooles, Finance Director, UKTV
  • David Teague, Portfolio Head: Data Analysis and Products, BBC

The committee is also attended by Lisa Opie, as a board member, and Simon Bartlett, as an observer.