The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) consists of a consortium of Member and Associate Member institutions, but has no legal status.
In 2014, MAST-Scotland was established as a guarantee company and registered Charity to provide MASTS with a formal legal identity with the Charitable Purposes and Powers described below.
The Charitable Purposes of MAST-Scotland are to advance, and to encourage the advance of, marine science and technology in Scotland and elsewhere, and further thereto:
MAST-Scotland is able to lead projects on behalf of its member organisations, form binding agreements both nationally and internationally and provide a flexible means for the MASTS community to manage its funds in support of its charitable purposes. MAST-Scotland also possesses a PIC number which allows it to lead EU projects.
To find out more about how MAST-Scotland operates contact: Dr Mark James (MASTS Operations Director).
The MAST-Scotland Board consists of the following individuals:
The Secretariat for MAST-Scotland is provided by the MASTS Directorate based at the University of St Andrews.
Company Secretary: J. & H. Mitchell, W.S. of Pitlochry
Company Accountants and Auditors: Johnston Charmichael Chartered Accountants
Company Number: SC485726
Charity Number: SC045259
PIC Number: 934525840
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