Jason Fox is a former Royal Marine Commando and Special Forces Sergeant. Joining at 16 and serving for 20 years; Jason passed the gruelling selection process for the Special Forces, serving with the Special Boat Service. Jason has planned and led operations including hostage rescue, counter terrorism, counter insurgency, maritime counter terrorism, surveillance, body guarding and counter narcotic missions.
Jason also trained as a combat swimmer, demolitions expert, Special Forces dog handler and jungle survival expert. Leaving the Special Forces in 2012 and moving in to the TV and Film industry, Jason initially used wealth of experience in the Special Forces to support production crews who were working in environmentally hostile areas, such as the jungle, the arctic or the desert. It was during this period that Jason was part of the team of divers who found the lost treasure of Captain Kidd – one of the most prolific pirates of the 17th century – just off the coast of Madagascar.
Jason now stars in front of the camera for Channel 4’s hit returning series SAS: Who Dares Wins; returning to our screens in 2019. Jason will put more members of the public through the SAS Secret Selection, in the ultimate test of their physical and, more importantly, psychological resilience
“ground-breaking series Meet The Drug Lords: Inside The Real Narcos, hailed as Channel 4’s flagship show of 2018.”
The start of the Jason Fox franchise has begun, with the ground-breaking series Meet The Drug Lords: Inside The Real Narcos, hailed as Channel 4’s flagship show of 2018. Taking over 2 years to shoot, with a unique editorial and graphic scenes, making never before seen TV.
Putting their lives at risk multiple times, the crew consisted of just 4, including Jason, who due to his vast experience was also an invaluable producer on the series.
Earning front covers, critics’ choice across all the broadsheet and national coverage in print, digital and broadcast media. The series was one of the most downloaded programmes on All 4 of 2018, attracting a huge share of 16-24 year olds.
‘Addictive viewing’ – The Guardian
‘an excellent, unflinching film about Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel, the most powerful in the world’ – The Independent
‘Jason Fox’s sphincter-tightening three-part documentary…Bullets fly, men die in cold blood and the lives of the programme makers are put at risk’ – The Observer
Receiving critical acclaim and dubbed ‘the narcos whisperer’, Jason has leapt to the forefront of documentary film making & presenting. Netflix have since acquired the series. Now an author, Battle Scars, the Sunday Times Bestseller, is Jason first book. A breath-taking account of his ‘rise, fall and recovery’ in the military.
A vivid, searing account of a life at war.’ BEAR GRYLLS
‘The most important book you’ll ever read… Battle Scars will save lives.’ TOM MARCUS, author of SOLDIER SPY
On top of his TV work, Jason is highly in the demand in the corporate world through which he provides keynote speeches and live experiences. Foxy regularly leads and motivates teams in pressurised environments, designing packages for the ultimate team building exercise including being put thorough challenging and gruelling Special Forces Drills.
Jason is co-founder of Rock 2 Recovery, which helps preserve lives of distressed servicemen, veterans and their families, and an ambassador for Veterans 4 Wildlife for the prevention of wildlife crime.
Charity work is close to Jason’s heart, he holds a new world record for rowing across the Atlantic in aid of the NSPCC and in 2018 led a group of civilians to the North Pole for Borne charity.
In the summer of 2019, Jason will row the Yukon river.