David Atkin joined MPCT in January 2017 after spending over two years working with Challenger Troop, based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. David is responsible for managing the centre and for supporting the regional operations manager John.
During his service, David was a Section Machine Gunner and was deployed to Afghanistan in January 2010, in which he was injured. After numerous weeks in hospital and bouts of Rehabilitation at DMRC Headley Court, David was Medically discharged from the RAF Regiment in December 2011.
David has enjoyed taking part in extreme challenges for his chosen Charity Help for Heroes. This has seen David Trek across the Sahara Desert and also to Everest Basecamp.
David has recently competed at the 2018 Sydney Invictus Games and was shortlisted for a Sun Military Award.
He lives in Watford with his partner Monique, who also works for MPCT.