Gordon Buchanan MBE is an award-winning wildlife cameraman and presenter.
After 30 years of filming wild and wonderful creatures in remote areas of the planet, Gordon has a reputation for relishing dangerous and tough assignments.
Gordon has presented the Family & Me series since it began in 2016 with Elephant Family & Me.
He has since presented:
- Gorilla Family & Me
- Snow Wolf Family & Me
- Reindeer Family & Me
- The Polar Bear Family & Me
- The Bear Family & Me
- Cheetah Family and Me
Gordon received a Royal Television Society Award for his presenting work on The Bear Family and Me.
Gordon’s other recent productions include Equator from the Air, Life in Polar Bear Town and the highly acclaimed Tribes, Predators and Me series, all broadcast on BBC Two and Life in the Snow and Super Cute Animals all for BBC One.
Gordon Buchanan is a spellbinding storyteller who can captivate an audience with his fund of wild and wonderful tales about the natural world, while at the same time educating and informing on topical issues.
In 2019, Gordon was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society in recognition of services to the Society and to the wider discipline of geography.
Furthermore, in 2020, Buchanan was awarded MBE in the New Year Honours for Services to Charity and Wildlife Conservation.
As a guest speaker, Gordon’s most popular speech is Animal Families and Me.
Animal Families and Me is a unique opportunity to hear personal recollections of Gordon’s globetrotting travels, as he delves into his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife all illustrated with his own film footage and photography.