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Nominations committee

The role of the Nominations Committee is to:

  • Review the balance and composition of the Board (including the skills, knowledge, experience and diversity) to ensure that it remains appropriate to the company’s strategic objectives;
  • Be responsible for overseeing the Board’s succession planning requirements, including the identification and assessment of potential Board candidates and making recommendations to the Board for its approval; and
  • Keep under review the leadership needs of, and the succession planning for, ENWL and other companies within the Group. 


  • Chris Dowling (Chair)
  • John Roberts
  • Niall Mills
  • John Lynch
  • Rob Holden

The Committee is supported by the Company Secretary, Richard Somerville, and meetings are attended by the Chief Executive Officer, Peter Emery, the Business Services Director, Helen Sweeney, and appropriate advisors as necessary. 

Click here to view the Nomination committee's terms of reference






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