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We are pleased to announce the appointment of David Turner as our new Financial Director. Dave is retired, but does occasional consultancy through his own accountancy practice. He has had considerable experience in industry and is a member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants

He is a long standing federation member and represented GB in the World Masters in 1997 & 1998 placed 7th and won the British Masters in the 125kg+ in 2000.

Dave can be contacted at  Please give Dave your full support in this important role.


Richard Scott has decided that because of his work commitments he is no longer able to carry out his DCO duties. We thank Richard for his work on anti-doping and are pleased that Russ Kirby has agreed to take over this role. Russ has been the DCO for the SEC for several years and can be contacted on anti-doping related matters at


As agreed at the AGM we are going to form a Medical Committee, whose primary job will be to review Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) applications and approve them if they meet requirements. We therefore invite members who are medical professionals, have an interest in anti-doping and being on this committee to contact the CEO.

British Powerlifting is the only UK powerlifting organisation that has a fully WADA compliant anti-doping programme, which is independently administered by the IPF. All of our anti-doping testing is carried out at our own expense. Elite GB lifters are selected by the IPF for inclusion in the Registered Testing Pool (RT) along with 144 lifters in the Testing Pool and National Testing Pool. All are subject to Out of Competition Testing (OCT). Read More >