Finance, Audit & Corporate Risk committee

As detailed in our Local Assurance Framework, Dorset LEP operates using the highest standards of conduct. The Finance, Audit & Corporate Risk Committee has oversight of Dorset LEP finances, corporate risk and audit requirements and this Committee instructs, reviews and challenges as appropriate.

The Committee Terms of Reference can be found here: Finance, Audit and Corporate Risk Terms of Reference.


Members of the Committee are as follows:

  • Nick Gaines, Dorset LEP Board Member (Chair)
  • Aaron Lawes, Dorset LEP Board Member
  • Aidan Dunn, Dorset Council
  • Cecilia Bufton, Dorset LEP Board Member
  • Nicola Newman, Dorset LEP Board Member
  • Simon Gibson, Dorset LEP Board Member

Meeting dates, papers and minutes:

The scheduled meetings of this committee are listed below:

  • 15 March 2024
  • 17 June 2024
  • 2 September 2024
  • 16 December 2024

Copies of meeting documents will be published below when available.