Iolo Williams
Iolo Williams is a Welsh naturalist, broadcaster, public speaker and writer who’s worked in conservation for over 30 years. He is most widely known as a popular member of the Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Winterwatch presenting team and for presenting series such as Wild Wales, Rugged Wales and Great Welsh Parks for BBC 2.
Mark Carwardine
Mark Carwardine is a zoologist who received widespread recognition for his Last Chance to See conservation expeditions - first with Douglas Adams - and then with Stephen Fry 20 years later. Since then he has become a leading and outspoken conservationist, and a prolific broadcaster, columnist and photographer.
David Lindo
David is a naturalist, writer, broadcaster, speaker, photographer, wildlife tour leader and educationist who is well known as The Urban Birder.
Stephen Moss
Stephen has had a career at the BBC spanning almost three decades mainly in the world-famous Natural History Unit in Bristol. One of the longest standing supporters of Birdfair. Stephen's contribution is always gratefully received.
Simon King
Simon's professional life led to him filming and co-presenting the long-running series Big Cat Diary alongside Jonathan Scott which followed the progress of lions, leopards and cheetahs in the Masai Mara Game Reserve.
Mike Dilger
Mike Dilger is an English ecologist, ornithologist and television presenter who is best known for being a wildlife reporter on the BBC television programme The One Show.
Nick Baker
Nick Baker is an English naturalist and television presenter, notably on Children's BBC's The Really Wild Show. Nick has become a household name who can be relied upon to guarantee excellent viewing with his ease of presentation and exemplary understanding of his subject.
Bill Oddie
Bill Oddie OBE is an English writer, composer, musician, comedian, artist, ornithologist, conservationist, television presenter and actor. His wildlife programmes for the BBC include: Springwatch/Autumnwatch, How to Watch Wildlife, Wild In Your Garden, Birding with Bill Oddie, Britain Goes Wild with Bill Oddie and Bill Oddie Goes Wild. His most recent book, Tales of a Ludicrous Bird Gardener, is a garden-based autobiography of Britain's most famous birdwatcher.
Nigel Marven
In nearly three decades of producing and presenting wildlife films for television, naturalist and adventurer Nigel Marven has swum with sharks and wrested with alligators. He's slithered with snakes, crawled with insects, donated his own blood to mosquito's, leeches and giant kissing bugs in the twin interests of science and TV entertainment! Nigel has travelled to around 100 countries on all continents, and filmed a whole array of species of mammals, reptiles, birds, fish and insects.
Adrian Cale
Adrian is a wildlife filmmaker, broadcaster and writer filming and producing wildlife programmes for television. These include ‘The Great Butterfly Adventure: Africa to Britain with the Painted Lady’ for the BBC, ‘Panda Babies’ for ITV and ‘Chimp School’ for National Geographic. He is a passionate naturalist, a keen birder and an ambassador for the Young Peoples Trust for the Environment (YPTE).
Jules Howard
Jules Howard is a UK-based wildlife expert, zoology correspondent, author, science-writer and broadcaster. He writes regularly for The Guardian, BBC Wildlife Magazine and contributes regularly to the BBC. Jules also regularly gives talks about humankind’s place in nature to festivals and science conferences in both the US and the UK. Jules is a UK Ambassador for Science, and has worked with more than 100,000 young people in the past five years.
Jonathan and Angela Scott

Jonathan and Angie Scott live in Kenya in Africa and spend much of their time in the company of African wildlife. Their wildlife photography, wildlife pencil drawings, and wildlife books have won awards and recognition throughout the world. Jonathan is the presenter of the BBC's wildlife television programme Big Cat Diary, and is a popular after dinner speaker and lectures at select venues around the world. The Scott's have dedicated much of their lives to wildlife conservation and are Patrons of a number of wildlife conservation societies.

Margot Raggett

Margot works primarily as a photographer, spending up to 3 months a year in Africa where she is regularly 'photographer in residence' at Entim Camp in the Maasi Mara. She also leads photographic safaris there and elsewhere in Kenya.

In 2015 she founded Remembering Elephants - a project that drew together many wildlife photographers to fund raise for elephants. She is working with the Born Free Foundation to support anti-poaching efforts in Africa.

She loves wildlife, people and landscapes and when not travelling she splits her time between London and Kephalonia in Greece.

Chris Packham

Chris is well known as a naturalist, television presenter, writer, photographer, conservationist, campaigner and filmmaker.

As a broadcaster he is a presenter of BBC’s BAAFTA Award winning Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Winterwatch series. 

In May 2016 Chris’s autobiography, ’Fingers in the Sparkle Jar: A Memoir’, was released to critical acclaim, reaching number 1 in The Sunday Times Bestsellers in just 2 weeks.

Chris is a vociferous opponent of the badger cull and a leading campaigner in the call to ban driven grouse shooting.

Chris is the Vice President of the RSPB. He considered this a great honour as the charity is a formidable force in conservation in the UK and globally. Like many he has been a keen and long term supporter.

Kerry McCarthy MP

Member Environment Select Committee and Environment Audit Committee

Kerry was elected as the Labour Member of Parliament for Bristol East in May 2005 and her main policy areas of interest are sustainability and the environment, food policy, the economy, tackling poverty, international aid and trade, transport, and animal welfare.

Before being elected to Parliament Kerry worked as a lawyer and on political campaigns. 

Kerry was the first vegan MP in the House of Commons.

Ruth Peacey

Ruth is a wildlife and conservation film maker. She worked for the BBC Natural History Unit for over a decade, even spending five months with penguins in the Antarctic.

A love of birds and a passion for conservation has driven her to produce films that make a difference - including campaign videos to bring about awareness and help stop killing of birds in Malta and Cyprus, and tackling illegal raptor persecution in the UK.

Ruth was recognised for this work by winning Birdwatch Magazine's Conservation Hero of the Year in December.

Dominic Couzens

Dominic Couzens is one of Britain's best known writers and communicators about birds. He has written over 30 books, has had a monthly column in Bird Watching magazine for over 15 years and produced hundreds of articles in various other publications, including recently in the Telegraph newspaper. He has led multiple field trips at home and abroad, and is also a regular on the lecture circuit, with a well-known knack for bringing dark humour in, especially to the subject of bird behaviour.

Anneka Svenska

Anneka Svenska is a naturalist, broadcaster and film maker, who specialises in wolves, wildlife crime, films for animal & environmental charities and wildlife conservation.

Anneka runs GreenWorldTV Productions and fronts the hugely popular online wildlife TV show Animal Watch where she travels the world meeting wolves, canids and taking part in animal rescue.

Anneka is also patron to The Born Free Foundation and World Animal Day and spends a great deal of her spare time campaigning for animal welfare and is a huge re-wilding advocate.


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