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Audit Committee

The Audit Committee is responsible for monitoring the integrity of Meggitt's financial statements and reviewing its internal financial controls, internal controls and risk management systems. It oversees the internal audit function, the independent auditor and the group's procedures for handling allegations from whistle blowers.

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See our latest annual report for details of the Audit Committee's work

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Colin Day
Non-Executive Director

Appointed: 2015 | Nationality: British

Skills and experience

Chartered certified accountant with significant experience in senior operational and financial roles gained across a variety of sectors including engineering and technology, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas and aerospace.

Current appointments

Colin served as Chief Executive Officer of Essentra PLC until 31 December 2016 and will remain on the Board until the conclusion of Essentra's AGM on 20 April 2017.

Senior Independent Director of Amec Foster Wheeler plc.

Appointments in unlisted companies: Non-Executive Director of FM Global.

Previous appointments

Chief Financial Officer, Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, Group Finance Director of Aegis Group plc, Non-Executive Director of WPP plc, Easyjet plc, Imperial Tobacco Group plc and Cadbury plc.

Colin Day

Guy Berruyer
Non-Executive Director

Appointed: 2012 | Nationality: French

Skills and experience

Trained as electrical engineer at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and holds a Harvard Business School MBA. Brings significant experience to the Board as a former FTSE-100 Chief Executive

Current appointments

Appointments in unlisted companies: Chairman of software engineering company Linaro Limited, director of the French software and services company Berger Levrault and member of the Council of the University of Southampton.

Previous appointments

Chief Executive of The Sage Group plc until 5 November 2014. Chief Executive of Sage Group plc's Europe and Asia division. Early career spent with software and hardware vendors in French and other European management roles

Guy Berruyer

Paul Heiden
Non-Executive Director
Senior Independent Director

Appointed: 2010 | Nationality: British

Skills and experience

Chartered accountant, with considerable experience in senior executive and financial roles in aerospace.

Current appointments

Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of London Stock Exchange Group plc. Non-Executive Chairman of Intelligent Energy Holdings plc.

Appointments in unlisted companies: Non-Executive Chairman of A-Gas (Orb) Limited.

Previous appointments

Chief Executive of FKI Plc, senior positions, including Director, Industrial Business and Finance Director of Rolls-Royce plc and senior financial positions with Peat Marwick, Mitchell and Co, Hanson Plc and Mercury Communications. Non-Executive Director of United Utilities Group PLC, Bunzl plc, Essentra PLC and Chairman of Talaris Topco Limited.

Paul Heiden

Brenda Reichelderfer
Non-Executive Director

Appointed: 2011 | Nationality: American
Retiring from the Board on 27 April 2017

Skills and experience

Skilled engineer and business leader with considerable US aerospace and industrial experience.

Current appointments

Non-Executive Director of Federal Signal Corporation and Chairman of their Compensation and Benefits Committee and Non-Executive Director of Moog, Inc.

Appointments in unlisted companies: Senior Vice President and Managing Director of private equity sector consulting firm TriVista.

Previous appointments

Senior roles at ITT Industries Corporation including Senior Vice President, Director of Engineering, Chief Technology Officer and Group President of two operating divisions. Non-Executive Director of Wencor Aerospace.

Brenda Reichelderfer

Alison Goligher OBE
Non-Executive Director

Appointed: 2014 | Nationality: British

Skills and experience

MEng Petroleum Engineering. Brings specific oil and gas experience to the Board, including technology management expertise and experience running diverse functions and businesses within globally significant energy corporations.

Current appointments

Non-Executive Director of United Utilities Group PLC, the UK's largest listed water company.

Appointments in unlisted companies: Executive Chairman of Silixia Limited, a provider of distributed fibre optic monitoring solutions.

Previous appointments

Various roles at Royal Dutch Shell from 2006 to 2015, most recently, Executive Vice President, Upstream International Unconventionals. Previously spent 17 years at Schlumberger, a supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to oil and gas customers worldwide.

Alison Goligher