Board and directors

Who's on the Co-op board and executive.

Our executive

The executive is the highest level of management with day-to-day responsibilities for managing our Co-op.

Our board

The board oversees the overall strategy and is elected by our members. Our directors are highly qualified and must show a commitment to co-operative values and principles.

Executive directors

Co-op employees and part of the executive management team (senior management). They're responsibile for managing day-to-day business.

The board appoints up to 2 executive directors who are then subject to election by Members at the first AGM following their appointment, and every 2 years after that.

Independent non-executive directors (INED)

Members of the board but not on the executive management team. They aren't Co-op employees or affiliated with it. They provide professional industry knowledge. The board selects and appoints INEDs. But members vote for or against INEDs remaining on the board at the first AGM following their appointment.

Member nominated directors (MND)

Any member can put themselves forward as a MND, they just need to meet the eligibility criteria. The board has up to 4 MNDs. Every other year, 2 of these seats are up for election.