New Appointments

Scottish Fencing Appoints National Development Officer

Scottish Fencing is pleased to announce the appointment of Car Stevenson as half-time National Development Officer.  Car was a successful international fencer in the pioneer days of women’s sabre, finishing 22nd in the Senior World Championships in 1999.  She has worked as an Active Schools Coordinator and also as the first Scottish Rugby Development Manager for Women and Girls and made a major contribution to the substantial growth of the sport.  Car was also a Director of Scottish Fencing from 2005-09.


CEO Roy Clarke said, “Car is uniquely qualified for this post and we’re very pleased to bring her on board at this exciting time for fencing.  She brings considerable experience of sports development and a very sound understanding of fencing, as well as great enthusiasm for the sport - I’m sure she is going to make a great contribution to fencing in Scotland.”


Car will start on 6th January.


New CEO for Scottish Fencing


Scottish Fencing is pleased to confirm the appointment of Roy Clarke as its first part-time Chief Executive.  Roy is well-known amongst the Scottish Fencing community, having fenced and represented Scotland as a senior and veteran sabreur since the early 1980s.  He served as a Director in the 1990s and again from 2013, as President from 2005 – 2009 and as event manager for the senior Commonwealth Championships at Largs in 2014. 


SF President Chris Hyde said, “I am delighted we’ve managed to appoint Roy as CEO; he brings a wealth of fencing knowledge and experience to the post as well as very broad experience of company management and corporate governance.  SF is growing rapidly as an organisation and it’s very important that we have strong management to make sure we get the best from all our volunteers and staff and make the most of every opportunity to develop and improve the sport in Scotland”.


Roy is employed one day per week as CEO and also serves as a volunteer Director on the SF Board with responsibility for performance and corporate governance.