Corporate Governance Services

At Elemental, we provide specialist corporate governance services to organisations wanting to implement or enhance their corporate governance framework and practices. We partner with those with the most demanding standards and in heavily regulated sectors such as listed companies, financial services, member organisations and not-for-profits. We never forget that every client is different, and we always look to tailor our approach to your needs.

Why Elemental?

  • We’re specialists – we are a specialist governance firm and we can help clients with even the most demanding corporate governance requirements.
  • Award-winning Service – Winner of CGI ‘Service Provider of the Year’ 2021 & 2022. Winner of ‘Governance Professional of the Year’ 2023.
  • Our approach – we have the experience, tools and processes to get to the heart of client requirements quickly and efficiently.
Corporate Governance Services Award - CGI

What We Can Help With

Expert Governance Advisory

Bespoke Governance Support
Bespoke Governance Support

– Governance Framework Review
– Supporting Documents
– Implementation

Board and Committee Effectiveness Evaluation
Board and Committee Effectiveness Evaluation

– Supporting internal reviews
– Providing external, independent reviews

Board Induction & Training
Board Induction & Training

– Director Training: Exec, Non-Exec, iNED
– Trustee Training
– Induction programs

Company Secretarial Support

Meeting Support
Meeting Support

– Board
– Committee

Annual Company Secretarial Support
Annual Company Secretarial Support

– Companies House Filings
– Annual Compliance
– Named Company Secretary

Interim CoSec Support
Interim CoSec Support

– Annual Compliance
– Meeting Support
– Fill resource/knowledge gaps

Who we work with

Our team has corporate governance experience across a broad range of sectors built from working in-house and as advisors. We work with clients that value the importance of governance, whether because of regulatory oversight or the needs of the organisation’s stakeholders. All our clients benefit from best practice and bespoke services. We have extensive experience in the following fields, please get in touch and we would be happy to share some case studies.

Financial Services

  • FS Industry bodies
  • Retail Banks
  • Fintech
  • Subsidiaries of Overseas Banks
  • Asset Managers
  • Investment Trusts
  • New Banks (mobilisation)
  • Insurers
  • Pension Funds

Not For Profit

  • FS Industry bodies
  • Professional / regulatory bodies
  • Membership Organisations
  • Trade Associations
  • Charities
  • Royal Charter Bodies
  • Universities


  • Main Market
  • AIM
  • ISDX
  • Other exchanges
  • Dual-listed

Private Companies

  • Investor backed businesses (private equity / venture capital)
  • Multi-stakeholder organisation.
  • Family / founder owned across a range of industries, eg energy and real estate.

“My experience of Kate, over two companies now, is that her pragmatic approach balances strong governance with proportionality very effectively. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her”.

Natalie Ceeney (CBE)
Cash Access UK

“Elemental CoSec are dependable, professional and provide a first class service. I have known Nick since his legal days and did not hesitate in introducing him to a high profile Australian client needing UK cosec services and he has delivered a consistently superb service on and from his appointment.”

David Roberts,

“Kate has a solution-focused approach and draws on a wealth of experience of supporting different types of Boards and organisations to help us implement best practice.”

Cassie Smith
Head of Legal, Trust & Ethics

Corporate Governance Services Award - CGI 2021
Corporate Governance Services Award - CGI 2022
Corporate Governance Services Award - CGI 2023
Corporate Governance Services Award - DMJ 2023
Corporate Governance Services Award - Diligent 2023

Speak to an expert

Get in touch with the team and we would be happy to share our experience of helping other clients with our corporate governance services.

Meet Kate

Kate is Director of Governance at Elemental where her responsibilities include supervising, developing and growing the Governance team.

Kate has a wealth of practical governance experience having worked both client-side and in more recent years as an advisor.

In 2023 the Chartered Governance Insitute named Kate ‘Governance Professional of the Year’.

Meet Nick

Nick Lindsay is Founder and Director of Elemental and heads up the Governance and Corporate Services teams. He is an experienced corporate lawyer and qualified Chartered Company Secretary.

Prior to starting Elemental, Nick trained at Olswang in London (now part of CMS). He has also worked in-house at the BBC Worldwide Visa Europe.

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If you would like to find out more about our services and how we can help support your business, please get in touch.

+44 (0)203 286 6229