David Bassett 

British Trout Association
The Rural Centre,
West Mains,
Ingliston EH28 8NZ
Tel: 0131 472 4080






David Bassett graduated Master of Arts in History and International Relations from the University of St Andrews (UK) prior to commencing various public sector and policy development roles.  As Executive Secretary of the British Trout Association (BTA), the representative trade association for the United Kingdom trout industry, he acts for both the UK table and restocking trout sectors with UK and EU regulatory authorities and agencies. 

In addition David acts as Company Secretary to Quality Trout UK Ltd, a pioneering quality assurance scheme developed by the UK trout industry, serves as a director of the Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum (SARF) and represents both trout farming and wider aquaculture interests on a variety of different panels and projects, both within the UK and at a wider European level through the Federation of European Aquaculture Producers (FEAP).