Ollie Ollerton

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

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 anti-child-trafficking charity work in South-East Asia.

Ollie now spends his time as an entrepreneur running multiple companies including Break-Point, Battle Ready and has a busy public speaking business. He is passionate about helping veterans through the Break-Point Academy and lends his support to many veteran charities.

His books, Break Point and Battle Ready, have both been Sunday Times bestsellers. Scar Tissue is his first novel.