WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) was established as an independent not-for-profit company limited by guarantee in 2000. It is registered at Companies House under number 4125764.
When WRAP was formed it was open to membership from a wide range of organisations that supported its objectives. WRAP’s members come from business, government and other organisations active in the sector. A key element in WRAP’s success is its ability to bring together these different stakeholder groups.
Governance The company is not required to comply with the requirements of the Combined Code on Corporate Governance. However, the company adopts best practice and applies the relevant principles of good governance in section 1 of the Combined Code.
The Board The Board comprises the chairman, two executive directors, eight independent non-executive directors, and one appointee by Defra. The Scottish and Welsh Governments may each appoint a member of the board.
The Board is responsible for:
determining the company’s strategy
approving the medium term business plan and annual budget
monitoring the company’s performance and risks
examining the health and safety issues of the company
Executive Committee The Executive Committee comprises the chief executive officer and the senior executive team. The committee is responsible to the Board for day-to-day operations.