Steve Murphy became General Secretary of UCATT in January 2012. Prior to his Election he had been an Officer of the Union since 1998 and during that time had served as Regional Secretary for both the Union’s Yorkshire and Midlands regions.
He is a qualified bricklayer. Before becoming a Union Official he worked in both the public and private sector and acted as both a Shop Steward and Senior Steward.
He represents UCATT on a number of industry bodies including the Construction Industry Joint Council, the Strategic Forum for Construction, the Building and Civil Engineering Benefits Scheme and the Construction Skills Certification Scheme.