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The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science

  • Income

    £2.4M

  • Spending

    £2.1M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1001233 Company no. 2563736

Contact details

Public address

  • Sahfos, The Laboratory, Citadel Hill, The Hoe, Plymouth, PL1 2PB

Aims & activities

SAHFOS manages the Continuous Plankton Recorder Survey which is a long-term marine plankton monitoring programme. It is the longest and most geographically extensive marine biological survey in the world that contains a unique dataset of marine biodiversity and provides a wide range of environmental and climatic indicators. SAHFOS operates globally out of Devon.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£2.4M

Expenditure:

£2.1M

Assets and liabilities

  • £215.3K Own use assets
  • £10.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £2.2M Other assets
  • £516.9K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Charitable spending ratios

87%
100%
13%

Charitable objects

TO CARRY OUT RESEARCH ON AND TO PROMOTE AND ADVANCE EDUCATION AND KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY DISSEMINATING INFORMATION DERIVED FROM THE STUDY OF PLANKTON POPULATIONS IN THE OCEANS AND COASTAL SEAS

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 29/11/1990 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 27/04/1993 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 29/04/2003 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 10/06/2013

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Sahfos

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Conflicts of interest
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 14 Trustees
  • 23 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Robert John Mills The Exeter Diocesan Board Of Finance Up-to-date
The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom Up-to-date
Professor Christopher Leslie John Frid The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom Up-to-date
Professor Philip Stephen Rainbow The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom Up-to-date
Dr Jennifer Sarah Ashworth The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom Up-to-date
Professor John Raven The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom Up-to-date
Professor Alison Gail Smith College Of Corpus Christi And Of The Blessed Virgin Mary In The University Of Cambridge Up-to-date
Niab Out-of-date
The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom Up-to-date
Sir John Beddington Frs Rothamsted Research Limited Up-to-date
The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom Up-to-date
The Zoological Society Of London Up-to-date
Richard Coombs Plymouth Arts Centre Up-to-date
The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom Up-to-date
Professor Michael Whitaker The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom Up-to-date
Professor Stuart Rogers The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom Up-to-date
Professor Rory Wilson The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom Up-to-date
Professor Judith Petts The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom Up-to-date
Professor Paul J B Hart The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom Up-to-date
Professor Patrick Michael Holligan The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom Up-to-date

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Devon