The Board is responsible for the Group’s strategy and for overseeing the Group’s performance. The Board’s focus is on: strategy; development; growing shareholder value; oversight and control; and corporate governance.
Our governance framework
Responsible for the stewardship of the group, overseeing its conduct and affairs to deliver on our strategic objectives and creating long-term success in order to generate sustainable value for our shareholders and the interests of other stakeholders. The Board has established certain committees to assist it in discharging its responsibilities and delegates day-to-day responsibilities to the chief executive.
Responsible for running the business and setting and executing the group strategy.
Board roles and responsibilities
Our directors share collective responsibility for the activities of the Board. Some directors’ roles have been defined in more detail as governance considerations have developed over time:
Diversity and inclusion are really important for us at BT.
We believe that diversity and inclusion is everyone’s responsibility.
This Policy supports BT’s aim to build the strongest foundations.
The Executive Committee provides input and recommendations to assist the Chief Executive with strategy development and operational management. It is chaired by the Chief Executive.
The Executive Committee assists the Chief Executive to:
- develop group strategy and budget for approval by the Board
- execute the strategy once the Board approves it
- give assurance to the Board on overall performance and how we’re managing risks.
The Chief Executive, or his delegate, take all decisions. This is so there is a single point of accountability.
Chief Digital & Innovation Officer
Corporate Affairs Director
Chief Security and Networks Officer
Chief Human Resources Officer
Invitee - CEO, Openreach