About Us

Meet the Team

Lt Col (Retd) Steve Fraser MBE
Lt Col (Retd) Steve Fraser MBE

Trustee

Steve Fraser served in the Royal Artillery for 26 years and was the Second in Command of 29 Commando Regiment at the time of Aaron’s death. He lives in Somerset with his family and now looks after injured veterans.

Helen Lewis
Helen Lewis

Trustee

Prior to his death, Aaron’s mum Helen worked within the NHS for 16 years. She now works passionately in her son’s memory, establishing links in the local community and with the numerous military charities she has encountered since.

Simon Jones
Simon Jones

Trustee

Simon and Aaron became friends while playing rugby at Westcliff RFC around the mid-1990s. Both played at a high level representing club and counties, including a tour to South Africa in 1999. He now lives with his family to Plymouth.

Ryan Brown
Ryan Brown

Founder / Head of Brand & Creative

A London-based designer and art director, Ryan is responsible for the design and branding across the Aaron Lewis Foundation.
He and Aaron were close friends, having met aged 11 at Westcliff High School for Boys.

Anna Bakonyvari
Anna Bakonyvari

Treasurer

Anna is a Chartered Accountant and works at a practice in Westcliff-on-Sea. As Treasurer, Anna works closely with the Trustees to oversee and safeguard all aspects of the Foundation’s financial management.

Patric Redding
Patric Redding

Head of Sponsorship

Managing Director at Facilities Management company 7PFM, Patric is responsible for sponsorship and advertising opportunities across the ALF brand. He and Aaron were close friends having met aged 11 at Westcliff Rugby Club where they played together another ten years until Aaron took up his Commission at Sandhurst.