Steve Backshall MBE is a TV presenter, adventurer, author, and wildlife expert.
One of the busiest presenters on television, Steve Backshall is a household name and a motivating, charismatic, and highly energetic speaker.
An all-action hero, Steve has led challenging expeditions and explored some of the most incredible places on the planet. This, coupled with his unparalleled knowledge of wildlife and the natural world, makes him a fascinating guest speaker.
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.
Steve Backshall – Television
Steve’s TV profile is bigger than ever before. In 2023, he travelled across the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans filming ‘Whale’ for Sky TV, a ground-breaking programme tracking our most iconic, yet threatened, species.
Backsahll 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. He has also presented three major, new TV projects for Channel 5 and his phenomenally successful ‘Deadly‘ series returned to screens with ‘Deadly Mission Shark’, CBBC.
An experienced and highly accomplished inspirational speaker, Steve has inspired and enthused audiences across the UK with his 2023 sell-out theatre show Ocean.
If that wasn’t enough, in 2023, Steve showed immense resilience, determination, drive, and ambition to break a new world record. Steve set the fastest time to paddle the length of the Thames River.
Steve lives with his wife Helen Glover MBE and their three children
Speaking topics include:
- Expedition: Voyages to Undiscovered Places
Steve’s talk encompasses astonishing tales from his adventures. Narrow escapes and scrapes plus jaw-dropping tales of close calls with near-certain death as well as lessons learned.
Steve discusses the lessons he has learnt from studying our ancestors and animals and living life on an expedition. He talks about what timeless needs and resources can do for us in our modern-day search for well-being.
Steve discusses our changing world and our place in it.
A wildlife expert, Steve highlights Predators big and small and how they function.