The board plays a pivotal role in the group’s corporate governance structure. An overriding principle with regard to the board’s deliberations and approach to corporate governance is that of intellectual honesty and transparency. The board’s mandate is to act in the best interest of the company, considering the interest of all stakeholders. The role of the board is focused on exercising sound leadership and independent judgement to lead ethically beyond mere legal compliance. The board is committed to maintaining the highest standard of corporate governance and transparency as key components to achieving the vision and growth strategy of the group, as well as to ensure long-term sustainability whilst protecting stakeholder value.