TV presenter, adventurer and author Steve is a household name for all things wildlife, and a highly energetic speaker. His impressive TV career has taken him worldwide, investigating a wide array of species and environments. Steve has led challenging expeditions and explored some of the most incredible places on the planet. Combined with his unparalleled knowledge of wildlife and natural charisma, he is a truly unique guest speaker.
An all-action hero, BAFTA award-winning wildlife expert, Steve Backshall, has been passionate about the wild world ever since he could crawl. This led to many challenging expeditions and exploring some of the most incredible places on the planet. Nowadays, he splits his time between his busy TV career, sharing his passion and adventures with audiences around the world through his live show and corporate appearances.
Steve's impressive TV career has taken him all around the world, investigating a wide array of species and environments. Steve has filmed over 100 hours of children's wildlife programmes with the BAFTA award-winning Deadly 60 franchise. In 2023, he has travelled across the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans, filming Whale for Sky TV, a ground-breaking programme tracking the threatened species. He also filmed series two of Our Changing Planet for BBC One, an ambitious seven-year series documenting six of the planet's most threatened ecosystems.
To top off his 2023 achievements, and show his famous resilience, Steve is now the new world record holder for the fastest time to paddle the length of the Thames River.
Steve is an old-fashioned action hero whose leisure pursuits include mountaineering, kayaking, scuba diving, martial arts and endurance running. This, together with his unsurpassed wildlife knowledge, makes him a compelling and inspiring motivational speaker for a multitude of audiences.
Whether it's a large international conference, trade show, corporate event, or a bespoke private occasion, Steve's powerful personality leaves audiences with a renewed sense of purpose.