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Annex VII: Estates & IT Governance Development Board

Annex VII: Estates & IT Governance Development Board

Estates & IT Governance Development Board is a sub-committee of Resources & Planning Committee.  It is required to report to Resources & Planning committee on a regular basis.   It also has a responsibility to liaise with other committees and to keep them informed as necessary.

(i) The membership of Estates & Infrastructure Committee will comprise

Chair:
A lay member of the Board of Trustees

Ex-officio Members:
Registrar
Director of Estates & Facilities
Director of Finance & Planning
Director of Library & Information Services

Other Members:
1 external adviser appointed by the Governance & Nominations Committee
A Pro-Director nominateed by the Director
2 members of Academic Board selected by the membership
1 full member of the Students' Union nominated by the Students' Union Executive Committee

(ii) The Registrar will nominate a Secretary.  The Committee will hold at least three ordinary meetings per annum.

(iii) Estates & IT Governance Development Board will have the following terms of reference:

(a) To consider strategic planning and policy development matters relating to the School’s estate, and to make recommendations to Resources & Planning Committee, Executive Board and other committees as appropriate;

(b) To review the Estates Strategy in the context of the School’s Strategy and the School’s other sub-strategies and recommend changes as appropriate;

(c) To monitor the implementation of the Estates Strategy;

(d) To review proposals for major estates projects and make recommendations to the appropriate committee;

(e) To review the annual Estates Plan;

(f) To develop and oversee the School's IT governance and make recommendations to the appropriate committee;

(g) To review risks in relation to the estate and their mitigation as part of the overall SOAS risk management process.