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Simon has been a soldier, an author, a coach and an entrepreneur. He founded a charity, Believe to inspire change amongst young and adult offenders. He was a member of the CSJ reports Breakdown/Breakthrough Britain and Locked Up Potential. He was the co-founder/CEO of the Mowgli Foundation, an international charity providing mentoring for entrepreneurs in the Middle East and Africa. He is a director of Urban Pursuit, supporting those excluded from school. He founded Serve On, building teams to serve communities at home and abroad, deploying to the Nepal earthquake in 2015 and the Caribbean hurricane in 2017. With Help for Heroes he designed the Pathfinder Experience to support the transition of wounded soldiers, which led to a Winston Churchill Fellowship studying Military Mental Health in the US and Australia. His report Soldier of Hope is now published. He has published a book Be – A Disciple’s Journey. Simon is married, has four daughters and lives in France and Bath.
As Secretary of State Dominic Raab praises the armed forces’ contribution during the Covid-19 crisis, we look at the work being carried out by ex-military personnel...