Bord Iascaigh Mhara

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About Bord Iascaigh Mhara

BIM’s mission is to support and enable an increase in value creation of a sustainable Irish seafood sector across the supply chain, from catch to consumer.


Read BIM Statement of Strategy Enabling Sustainable Growth 2018-2020 (pdf 1,810Kb)

BIM’s strategy aims to enhance the competitiveness of the Irish seafood sector focusing on the following five key strategic priorities:

  1. Sustainability
  2. Skills
  3. Innovation
  4. Competitiveness
  5. Leadership

Overview of BIM

BIM’s vision is to lead the Irish Seafood sector through our effective support and deep expertise so that Ireland becomes the international leader in high value differentiated products that satisfy the growing demand for healthy, safe, responsibly and sustainably produced seafood.

Our Board Members

The Board of BIM comprises six directors, including a Chairman appointed by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Our Board determines BIM’s programmes in the context of EU and national policies and oversees their implementation.

Our Management Team

BIM has three Development Divisions and a Secretariat, each of which is lead by a Director reporting to the Chief Executive.

Our Locations

View our Locations around the coast.