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Finance and General Purposes Committee (F&GP)

F&GPC papers

Members of F&GPC can download meeting papers here (please note you will need to be signed into the website).

Meeting dates (10:00 start)

 2018

  • 16 February
  • 16 March
  • 3 May
  • 1 June
  • 20 July
  • 7 September
  • 5 October (9am start)
  • 2 November
  • 7 December


Remit 

1. Executive

The committee will:

  • Report to the Board of Trustees.
  • Assist the Officers in developing a strategy for the College.
  • Review and recommend changes to RCOG Regulations.
  • Perform, on behalf of the Board, matters of routine business.
  • Recommend to Trustees and Council changes in Chairs and committee membership depending on the relevant reporting structure. 
  • Consider the remit and need for existing committees on an at least annual basis.
  • Submit recommendations to establish working parties, their remit and membership to the Trustees and Council within their respective delegated authority.
  • To consider recommendations received from Officers and to make recommendations to Council of Honorary Fellows, Fellows ad eundem, Fellows honoris causa and Members without examination.
  • Approve awards for scholarships, prizes and fellowships.
  • Nominate those to be awarded eponymous lectures.

2. Finance

  • Review annual revenue and capital budgets and recommend to the Trustees.
  • Receive and critically appraise monthly management accounts and any other financial statements as required or requested.
  • Review year end out-turns.
  • Review annual subscriptions, examination fees, registration fees and other charges to Fellows, Members and Trainees.
  • Consider exceptional expenditure not included in the approved annual budget, within the limits set out in the Standing Financial Instructions.
  • Annually review the Investment Policy Statement and recommend to the Trustees.

3. Management

  • Note changes in staff, staff structure and consider changes to the terms and conditions of employment.
  • Review and recommend contracts with suppliers and government agencies that commit the College to expenditure of £250k or over, per annum.
  • Receive the minutes of the following committees:
  • Receive recommendations from all College committees where these have a personnel or unbudgeted and/or significant financial impact.

4. Meeting arrangements

  • A quorum will be 5 members, at least 3 of whom will be non-executive.
  • The Committee will generally meet monthly, except for August. 

 

Membership

Please send all correspondence to the committee secretary.

Secretary

Rosie Dilley
Email: rdilley@rcog.org.uk
Tel: +44 20 7772 6242

Chair

  • Senior Vice President, Strategic Development: Prof Mary Ann Lumsden FRCOG

Members

  • President: Prof Lesley Regan FRCOG
  • Vice President, Clinical Quality: Mr Edward Morris FRCOG
  • Vice President, Education: Prof Janice Rymer FRCOG
  • Vice President, Global Health: Mr Hani Fawzi FRCOG
  • Vice President, UK and Global Membership: Dr Alison Wright FRCOG
  • Fellows’ representative from Council: Miss Susan Ward FRCOG
  • Fellows’ representative from Council: Mr Pat O'Brien FRCOG
  • Trainees' Committee representative: Dr Jonathan Frost MRCOG or Dr Adalina Sacco MRCOG
  • Lay Trustee: Ms Kate Mathers
  • Chief Executive: Mr Ian Wylie
  • Deputy Chief Executive: Mr Fred Emden
  • Executive Director, Education & Quality: Ms Linda Burke
  • Executive Director, External Affairs: Ms Claire Dunn
  • Executive Director, Resources: Ms Rachel Dell
  • Executive Director, NGA: Mr Gary Waltham

In attendance

  • Director of Finance: Ms Fiona Donaldson

Elsewhere on the site

2018 meeting dates
Dates for all committee meetings, exams, admission ceremonies and dinners in 2018
College governance
See full details of the RCOG’s governance structure