Axel completed 24 years in the British Army and during this time he saw active service in the Balkans, Cyprus and the Middle East. A very keen and active sportsman during his Army career he was fortunate to represent and later coach the Army & Combined services rugby team.

As Business Director based out of Hire a Hero’s Chepstow office, Axel will work together with other members of the team in their specialist roles within the charity. Assisting in planning and developing major sporting fundraising events promoting these through several of the Hire a Hero social media outlets.

Married to Lynne, they have one teenage son, Max.