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Data for financial year ending 30 April 2018

The Zoological Society Of London

  • Income

    £65.6M

  • Spending

    £64.2M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 208728 Company no. RC000749

Contact details

Public address

  • Zoological Society Of London, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4RY

Aims & activities

To achieve and promote the conservation of animals and their habitats.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Animals
  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£65.6M

* £261.0K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£64.2M

Assets and liabilities

  • £49.0M Own use assets
  • £5.7M Long term investments
  • £-3.2M Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £24.5M Other assets
  • £10.5M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public
Works with commercial participants
with an agreement in place

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

97%
83%
2%

Charitable objects

THE ADVANCEMENT OF ZOOLOGY BY, AMONGST OTHER THINGS, THE CONDUCTING OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, THE PROMOTING OF CONSERVATION OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY AND THE WELFARE OF ANIMALS, THE CARE FOR AND BREEDING OF ENDANGERED AND OTHER SPECIES, THE FOSTERING OF PUBLIC INTEREST, THE IMPROVEMENT AND DISSEMINATION OF ZOOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE AND PARTICIPATION IN CONSERVATION WORLDWIDE

Governing document

ROYAL CHARTER DATED 15TH JANUARY, 1963; ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON ACT 1928 ROYAL CHARTER DATED 15TH MAY 1995.

Area of benefit

National & Overseas

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Institute Of Zoology
London Zoo
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
Zsl

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 15 Trustees
  • 1,016 Employees
  • 257 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Paul Johannes Rutteman Cbe None on record
Ray Heaton Msc Frgs None on record
Dr Brian Bertram The World Pheasant Association Up-to-date
The World Pheasant Association Recently registered
Professor Geoff Boxshall None on record
Sean Rovai None on record
Dr Andrew Kitchener People's Trust For Endangered Species Up-to-date
Robert Wingate None on record
Sir John Beddington Frs (Chair) Rothamsted Research Limited Up-to-date
The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom Up-to-date
The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science Up-to-date
Dr Martin Cooke Mrcvs None on record
Shiela Anderson Mbe Bsc None on record
Paul Wilson None on record
Victoria Wilson None on record
Dr Maggie Redshaw None on record
Alexander Richard Brooks Large None on record
Lynne Abbess None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Argentina
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • China
  • Christmas Island
  • Czech Republic
  • Dominica
  • Ecuador
  • Ethiopia
  • France
  • French Polynesia
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Mauritius
  • Mongolia
  • Montserrat
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Niger
  • Norway
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines
  • Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie And Oeno Islands
  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Switzerland
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Throughout England And Wales
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uganda
  • United States
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe