British Judo Chairman, Ronnie Saez, has been elected to the European Judo Union’s (EJU) Executive Committee in the role of Education Director.

Saez is one of 16 members that has been elected to the EJU Board alongside new President Laszlo Toth.

Saez has been Chairman of the British Judo Federation since July 2015 and was Vice Chairman for 4 years prior to that.

Earlier this year he stepped down from his role as Chairman of Judo Scotland, after 10 years, in order to take on the role of Interim Chief Executive Officer and currently holds the position of Secretary and Treasurer of the Commonwealth Judo Association in addition to being Chairman of Clyde Judo Club.

6th Dan Saez is a huge advocate for Masters Judo in the UK and is a 6-time medallist at British National Masters Championships, three of which were British Champion. Saez also represented GB Judo at the World Veterans Championships in 2002.

JudoScotland would like to wish Ronnie the best of luck in the role.