Ollie Ollerton

Biog: Matthew 'Ollie' Ollerton is a former Special Forces soldier and a member of the Directing Staff on Channel 4's hit show SAS: Who Dares Wins.

Ollie's military career began at the age of 18 when he joined the Royal Marine Commandos and toured operationally in Northern Ireland and in Iraq for Operation Desert Storm. He subsequently spent six years in the Special Boat Service rising to team leader, before working in Iraq as a private security contractor and carrying out charity work in South-East Asia.

Ollie now spends his time as an entrepreneur running three companies, Break Point, Battle Ready and Double O Global, all designed to improve people's lives. Ollie is an ambassador for the Royal Marines Charity and a director of the mental health charity StrongMen.


His two books, Break Point and Battle Ready, have both been Sunday Times bestsellers, with Break Point going to number one in the chart.