Rob Flockhart was elected as President of the SRU at the Union’s AGM in 2016 and will serve as President for a period of two years. A retired solicitor, Rob played for the High School of Dundee, Panmure, Edinburgh University, Melrose, Boroughmuir and Corstorphine. He also gained representative honours with Edinburgh.
Following his retirement from playing Rob served as Team Manager of the Edinburgh U21, Scotland U21, senior Edinburgh and Scotland “A” teams, and for a period acted as a selector of the Scotland team. Rob is an experienced international Citing Commissioner and has served on disciplinary panels for the SRU, Pro12, ERC, Six Nations and World Rugby.
During his long service to the game Rob has contributed significantly to Scottish Rugby’s governance procedures, not least through Chairing the Union’s Second Governance Working Party in 2005/06 and acting as the independent Chair of the Union’s Governance Working Party for a number of years thereafter.
On his election as President Rob also became a non-executive director of Scottish Rugby Board for the period of his Presidency.