The President

Hilary Philbin

Hilary Philbin BF President



The responsibilities of the president include:

  • to be an ambassador internationally for the sport and for British Fencing
  • to head BF delegations internationally, as appropriate
  • to advise the Board on international policy matters and on any international appointments
  • to support the Board and Chair of British Fencing – and operate wholly within BF strategy and policy as expressed by the Board or Chair
  • by agreement with the Chair, to represent British Fencing at formal occasions, international or domestic, such as official functions, events,  competitions and presentations
  • to chair any meetings of the BF Vice-Presidents.



At the 2021 AGM the members approved the appointment of Hilary Philbin as BF’s President for a term to expire at the first Annual General Meeting of BF after the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.



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