Mark ‘Billy’ Billingham MBE QCB is a DS on the hit TV series ‘SAS: Who Dares Wins’ and ‘SAS Australia’.
Joining the Parachute Regiment in 1983, Billy held numerous positions from Patrol Commander for worldwide operational tours, through to Training Instructor.
Billy joined the SAS in 1991 as a Mountain Troop specialist.
He has been responsible for training, planning and executing strategic operations at the highest level in numerous locations including Iraq, Afghanistan, South America and Africa. Furthermore, Billy led many hostage rescues.
As a result, he received the Queen’s Commendation for Bravery and an MBE.
A decorated military leader, Billy served over 20 years in the SAS.
Billy is a certified Special Forces Instructor. His other skills include:
- Counter-Terrorist Sniper Instructor
- Advanced Evasive Driving Instructor
- Tracking, Jungle Warfare & Navigation Instructor
- Demolition and Sabotage Instructor
- Skiing Instructor
- Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Abseiling & Ice Climbing Instructor
- Combat Survival and RTI Instructor
- Counter-Terrorist Instructor
- Patrol Medic/Trauma Life Support
Billy is as an Ambassador for REBUILD Globally. This charity promotes prosperity by growing an educated and skilled workforce in Haiti, ensuring a pathway to dignified employment.
“Billy is inspirational and always humble. A giant of a man!”
Bear Grylls OBE
Following a distinguished military career, Billy entered the world of bodyguarding. With a formidable reputation, Billy protected many Hollywood celebrities including Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Sir Michael Caine, Russell Crowe and Tom Cruise.
‘The SAS and all it stands for is exemplified in men such as Mark Billingham. They are the backbone of the British military, and I, for one, am thankful he is on our side!’
Sir Ranulph Fiennes
SAS: Who Dares Wins and SAS Australia:
Based on elements from Special Forces Selection, the Directing Staff put civilians and celebrities through an eight-day selection process testing the candidates mentally and physically.
Billy is TV’s most experienced, highest ranking and most decorated SAS leader and SAS instructor.
The Hard Way: Adapt, Survive and Win:
Billy’s autobiography ‘The Hard Way’ details his story so far. An inspiring read, it also educates and enthrals those wishing to seek a challenge and conquer it – the SAS way.
He tours the UK, speaking to sell-out audiences. View the 2021/22 tour dates for An Audience with Billy Billingham.
As a SAS Motivational Speaker, Billy delivers inspirational messages and stories from his incredible life, touching on topics such as Resilience, Teamwork, Leadership and Risk.
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