NeurodiversAtSea Achieves Registered Charity Status in the UK

29 June 2024 – NeurodiversAtSea, a pioneering organisation dedicated to promoting neurodiversity in maritime industries, is proud to announce its official registration as a charity in the United Kingdom. The Charity Commission has granted NeurodiversAtSea the registered charity number 1208735.

NeurodiversAtSea was established to address the unique challenges and opportunities faced by neurodiverse individuals within maritime sectors. The organisation focuses on fostering inclusivity, providing tailored support, and advocating for policies that recognise and harness the strengths of neurodiverse talent.

“We are thrilled to achieve this significant milestone,” said Daniel Smith, Chairperson of NeurodiversAtSea. “Becoming a registered charity in the UK not only validates our mission but also enhances our ability to drive positive change within the maritime industry. This status will enable us to expand our programmes, reach more individuals, and create a more inclusive and supportive environment for neurodiverse professionals at sea.”

The newly acquired charity status will empower NeurodiversAtSea to:

  • Expand Outreach: Increase awareness and understanding of neurodiversity in maritime careers through educational initiatives and partnerships.
  • Provide Resources: Develop and distribute resources tailored to the needs of neurodiverse individuals, including training programmes, mentorship opportunities, and workplace accommodations.
  • Advocate for Change: Collaborate with industry stakeholders to promote policies and practices that support neurodiversity and inclusivity in the maritime sector.
  • Foster Community: Create a strong, supportive network for neurodiverse individuals, offering a platform for sharing experiences, challenges, and successes.

NeurodiversAtSea invites supporters, industry partners, and the wider community to join them in celebrating this achievement and to support their ongoing efforts to champion neurodiversity in maritime industries.

For more information about NeurodiversAtSea and how to get involved, please visit

About NeurodiversAtSea

NeurodiversAtSea is dedicated to promoting and supporting neurodiversity within the maritime industry. Through advocacy, education, and tailored support programmes, NeurodiversAtSea aims to create an inclusive environment that recognises and leverages the unique strengths of neurodiverse individuals, ensuring they have equal opportunities to thrive in maritime careers.