Audit & Risk Committee Update
By David Perkins, Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee, OWN Trust
This term the Audit & Risk Committee was focused on the Trust’s increasing maturity around the management of our Estates, IT, Internal Scrutiny arrangements and approach to risk. Discussions included our plans to maintain the ageing parts of the buildings, the ongoing development of our IT estate and several process improvements that are underway.
There continues to be an emerging risk around funding, which means that effective planning and prioritisation is going to be critical moving forward. Thankfully, a recent governance review of the Trust highlighted that we have a strong approach to Risk Management and this should enable us to make the right choices. I’d like to thank everyone who gives up their evenings to attend the Audit & Risk Committee and for their commitment to risk and compliance.