DWCT - UK



Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust – UK (DWCT – UK) is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales on 6th December 2007 (Company no. 06448493) (registered charity number 1121989).

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust is the sole member of Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust – UK. The Board comprises Ian Lazarus (Chairman), Katie Gordon, Dr Simon Dickson, Advocate Kerry Lawrence ( Honorary Secretary ) and James Persad. The net assets and undertaking of the Gerald Durrell Wildlife Preservation Trust was transferred early in 2009 to the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust – UK.

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust – UK replaces the UK registered charity ‘Gerald Durrell Wildlife Preservation Trust’ (Charity Registration number 232004) as the prior registered charity was no longer fit for purpose. UK residents supporting Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust - UK will be eligible to become a full voting member of Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust subject to application to, and approval by, its Board of Trustees.

While DWCT – UK has been established in order to support the work of DWCT, it is an independent UK charity with wide environmental objectives and the application of its funds will be determined by its independent Board of Trustees.


How does this benefit Durrell?

  • Less administration which means we can focus our resources on other activities
  • Ease of collection of Gift Aid
  • Aid our eligibility for funding sources only available to UK charities (i.e. National Lottery grants)

What does this mean for Members?

  • Members will not be affected by this change although we are able to claim Gift Aid in a more efficient manner which then benefits the Trust financially

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust - UK - Bank details

For our bank details, please contact our accounts department


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