About British Fencing

British Fencing (BF) is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the Olympic Sport of Fencing in the British Isles (excluding the Republic of Ireland)

For details on who and how to contact us please visit our Contact Us page.

British Fencing is a company limited by guarantee no 1917099. Registered in England & Wales. VAT registration 226658348

The BF Head Office is based at 1 Baron’s Gate, 33-35 Rothschild Road, London, W4 5HT.

The work of BF is overseen by a Board of Directors led by an Independent Chair.  BF has a President, appointed by the Board and ratified by the members at the AGM. BF meets all the governance requirements laid out by the Sports Governance code which describes the required governance structure and governance activities that must be undertaken by a National Governing Body.

For information on the organisational structure please click here: BF Organisational Chart – June 2021

Membership of BF includes membership of the Home Nation associations – 40% of membership fees is passed onto the Home Nations to support their work in developing fencing.


President Hilary Philbin

Chair Mark Lyttle

CEO Georgina Usher


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