Jeremy Prescott served for 27 years as a British Army Officer in the Infantry reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He saw operational active service in Northern Ireland and Oman and served in many other theatres including Germany, Kenya, Zimbabwe and Norway.
After leaving the Army he became Chief Executive of a charity which supported rural communities in the East Midlands; a position he held for 18 years. During this time he oversaw six successful bids to the national lottery raising nearly a million pounds in project work for the charity. He has recently retired and lives in Southsea, Hampshire