Our Mission, Our People

The key objectives of the UK Bluefin Tuna Association.

  • To promote the conservation of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (ABFT) across both UK and International waters;

  • To promote the development, and improvement of sustainable fisheries for ABFT in UK waters and beyond;

  • To promote the establishment of a scientifically and economically valuable Catch and Release recreational Fishery for ABFT;

  • To represent the interests of Association members and the wider angling sector with regard to matters pertaining to ABFT at a local, national and international level;

  • To promote research into multiple aspects of ABFT, their habitat and the wider marine environment;

  • To advance public education relating to ABFT, their conservation and the role Recreational Sea Angling can play in that;

Our team

The Management Team of the Association is comprised of the Chief Executive, Steve Murphy, Treasurer Tim Macpherson, and a soon to be appointed Chairman. They are supported by four Non-Executive Directors, Steve Porter, Jonathan Callcut, Dr Simon Thomas and Garry Gregg.
In 2023 they will be joined by four further Non-Executive Directors elected from the membership, by the membership.

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