CEO, Surfers Against Sewage
Hugo Tagholm has led Surfers Against Sewage since 2008, overseeing a sustained period of development and impact, which has galvanised SAS’s position as one of the UK’s most effective marine conservation and campaigning charities. The charity today represents the over 350,000 supporters nationwide. Surfers Against Sewage’s priority issue is marine plastic pollution and it has been at the forefront of calls for a deposit return system to stop plastic bottle pollution in our oceans.
The severity of plastic pollution is critical with estimates suggesting that by 2050 there will be more plastic in the sea than fish; plastic pollution is an environmental and social justice issue and a global treaty is needed to tackle the problem (WEF). The adventure community worldwide is playing an integral role in driving this […]