Governance

Governance

Sacro is a company limited by guarantee and a registered Scottish charity. It is governed by an elected Board of Trustees, with day-to-day management delegated to the Chief Executive supported by Directors and senior managers.

Board of Trustees

Sacro’s Board has 12 Trustees, including the Chair, and they are responsible for setting the strategic direction of the organisation, safeguarding the use of resources and ensuring the highest standards of governance, management, propriety and conduct in the business of the board. Meetings of the Board occur quarterly. Trustees are elected at the Annual General Meeting by members of the company. Full details of membership are available on application to the Company Secretary.

Corporate Management Group

The Corporate Management Group (CMG) meets monthly and has responsibility for taking forward developments in relation to corporate governance and decisions that are made at quarterly Board Meetings. The CMG is made up of the Chief Executive, Director of Operations East, Director of Operations West, Director of Corporate Services, Director of Organisational Development & Human Resources and the National Service Support Managers for Change & Quality and Research & Evaluation. This group ensures that all Sacro’s operational activities are supported by a team of National Office managers that can react quickly to developments, as well as ensuring a co-ordinated approach to continuous improvement, quality, risk, evaluation and reporting.

Senior Management Group

The Senior Management Group meets monthly to discuss developments that have occurred over the previous month, as well as providing updates on ongoing developments. Discussion focuses on the subjects of operations, business development, performance improvement, research and evaluation, communications, health and safety and Sacro’s current internal change agenda. It is attended by a variety of National Office managers, Directors of the organisation and Service Managers.