Geology for Global Development

GfGD Annual Report 2016

Today we publish our 2016 Annual Report, an important opportunity to share information about our charitable objectives and team, report on activities through 2016, and present an overview of our finances.

Geology for Global Development, established in 2011, is working to mobilise and equip the geology community to prevent and relieve poverty. In February 2016, our application to become a registered charity was accepted (Charity Number: 1165663).

Download our 2016 Annual Report (also available on our website).


Joel is the Founder/Director of Geology for Global Development (@Geo_Dev) an organisation working to support geologists to make a sustainable contribution to the fight against global poverty. He is an interdisciplinary researcher, with a PhD in geography (natural hazards), and research interests in multi-hazard frameworks, disaster risk reduction, rural water projects, and sustainable development. This work has taken him to Chile, China, Guatemala, India, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. Joel is currently based at the British Geological Survey, and tweets at @JoelCGill.