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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 96724945332-74
Registration date: 17/02/11 16:37:01

The information on this organisation was last modified on 22/01/15 17:37:11
The date of the last annual update was 22/01/15 17:33:05

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Acronym: WCSE
Legal status: Registered charity in England and Wales, No: 1136629
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  John Robinson
Position: Chairman of the Board of Directors

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Matthew Hatchwell
Position: Chief Executive

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 12 Roger Street 
London WC1N 2JU
Telephone number: (+44) 02076852530
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: WCS Europe is represented in Brussels by Janice Weatherley-Singh, who can be contacted at

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: WCS Europe is an independent, UK-based affiliate of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). WCS’s purpose, in Europe and beyond, is to save wildlife and wild places by understanding critical issues, crafting science-based solutions, and taking conservation actions that benefit nature and humanity.

WCS-E achieves this through two broad objectives:

1. The conduct and support of programmes of and efforts for (i) scientific, conservation and veterinary research regarding wildlife and wild places, and (ii) conservation, preservation, protection, management and care of wildlife (including veterinary care and breeding of endangered and other species) in wild places or in parks, reserves, gardens, protected areas or other locations; and the provision of education, advice and training in relation to means of pursuing human livelihoods which are compatible with the conservation and protection of the natural environment and its fauna and flora.

2. The education and instruction of the public in respect of: the protection and conservation of the natural environment and its fauna and flora; the sciences and methods of zoology, conservation, veterinary medicine and related subjects; and the impact of human livelihoods on the natural environment and its fauna and flora and means of pursuing human livelihoods which are compatible with the conservation and protection of the natural environment and its fauna and flora.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

1. Integration of EU biodiversity and development assistance policies
2. EU biodiversity strategy in support of CBD and developing country targets
2. Forest policy and climate change (REDD+, FLEGT, illegal logging, biofuels)
3. EU foreign policy related to multilateral environmental conventions (CBD, UNFCCC, CITES, CMS, etc.)
4. Species conservation (e.g. sharks)
5. Ensuring sustainability of natural resource extraction policies, FPAs

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture


Total number of members that are natural persons: 2
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 07/2013 - 06/2014
Total budget: 250,000
of which public financing: 50,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 50,000
- from national sources: 0
- from local/regional sources: 0
from other sources: 200,000
- donations: 200,000
- contributions from members: 0
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.