About me

I was born on Tuesday 20th November 1984 at Wrexham Maelor Hospital. At the age of four in April 1989, I was diagnosed with autism. “Go home and watch Rain Man,” the specialist told my mother. “In all probability your son will be institutionalised.” Determined to prove the specialist wrong, my late, beloved mother Hazel Davies, who sadly passed away suddenly on 18th December 2020 due to Covid and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease aged 77, set out to give her son the best life possible.


Raised in a single parent household and encountering bureaucracy, bullying, and a lack of understanding from many we came across. Despite this, I emerged to secure my dream job as a Broadcast Statistician at Manchester United Television.


After leaving MUTV after eleven and a half years in April 2014, I secured a book deal with Bennion Kearny Publishing to write my autistic memoir entitled “I’ve Got a Stat for You-My Life with Autism”. This was following an interview on my life with Broadcasting giant, John Humphrys, on BBC Radio Four’s flagship Today Programme on Easter Saturday 2015.


Since publication, “I’ve Got a Stat…” has received glowing testimonials from a wide range of well known personalities including

  • Acclaimed Comedian, writer and Broadcaster Stewart Lee
  • Comedian, writer and Broadcaster Robin Ince
  • Broadcaster Dan Walker
  • Sky Sports’ Hayley McQueen
  • Multi Award Winning Broadcaster, Writer and former England Cricket Captain Michael Atherton OBE
  • Sky Sports Broadcaster and former British & Irish Lion, Will Greenwood MBE.


Over the years, in addition to BBC Radio Four Today, I have also received media coverage from

  • The 2023 Wisden Cricketer’s Almanack
  • BBC Radio Five Live
  • BBC Sport
  • BBC Wales Today
  • The Cricketer Magazine Online
  • BBC World Service Sportshour
  • ITV Wales News
  • BBC Radio Wales
  • ITV Wales Online
  • Men’s Fitness Magazine
  • Wales Online
  • The Daily Express Online


I am now the author of three published books with “A Vision of Exercise” the latest to be published in April 2018 again on Bennion Kearny Publishing. The foreword of which was written by multiple Ashes and World Cup winning England wicket-keeper batter Sarah Taylor.


I have also volunteered my time in various capacities with several organisations in very different roles.
Amongst my volunteering, I raised funds with an Auction and Raffle Evening for Your Space, a local autism charity based in Wrexham. This resulted in Autism Friendly Gym Sessions taking place once a week during holiday time at Number One Health Strength Performance in Queensferry, North Wales from April 2019 to February 2020. For my totally unpaid work in organising the above event, I won a High Sheriff of Clwyd Community Award at a ceremony in March 2019.


Since Tuesday 8th June 2021, I have been employed in a paid role by Your Space.
As part of this my Fundraiser role, along with my sister and full-time carer Melanie Beckley, we walked Pan North Wales between 15th-17th August 2022 for a distance of around 71 miles. This was in memory of our mother Hazel Davies to enable there to be a permanent memorial to her in the form of an Autism Sensory Garden at Your Space’s base in Llay, Wrexham. We raised just over £6,000 to see this project come to fruition. You can see more about this at the following page Pan North Wales Walk, 15th-17th August 2022  


As part of my other work brief of Autism Champion at Your Space, I also undertake presentations to
a variety of organisation.

These include, but are not limited to the following

  • Academic/Educational Establishments
  • Hospitals
  • Various departments of the local council
  • Fellow third sector organisations

    However, I am free to talk to any workplace, club or organisation in Your Space’s catchment area of North East Wales and North Shropshire. Go on my contact page for more details.