Anne Simpson Natwest Markets Plc

In order to provide effective oversight and leadership, the Board has established a number of Board committees with particular responsibilities, these are outlined below:

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee assists the Board in discharging its responsibilities for monitoring the quality of the financial statements of NatWest Markets. It reviews the accounting policies, financial reporting and regulatory compliance practices of NatWest Markets and NatWest Markets’ systems and standards of internal controls, and monitors the work of internal audit and external audit.

Board Risk Committee

The Board Risk Committee provides oversight and advice to the Board on current and potential future risk exposures of NatWest Markets and its subsidiaries and future risk strategy. It reviews NatWest Markets’ compliance with approved risk appetite and tolerance and oversees the operation and effectiveness of the NatWest Markets Policy Framework.

Anne Simpson

Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee