Steve Backshall MBE is a BAFTA award-winning wildlife expert.
One of the most beloved adventurers and naturalists on the planet, Steve captivates millions with his TV shows and expeditions.
Ranging from the BAFTA-winning Deadly 60, to the critically acclaimed Big Blue Live, Alaska Live, Lost Land of the Volcano, Lost Land of the Jaguar, Extreme Mountain Challenge, Down the Mighty River with Steve Backshall and Expedition with Steve Backshall.
Steve’s Great passion is discovery – investigating new places and new species. He is prepared to go to the ends of the Earth to satisfy this passion.
Steve’s international acclaim extends off-screen too. Steve is an accomplished author penning both fiction and non-fiction books for adults and children.
Furthermore, Steve is also a patron of numerous charities and an ambassador for the Scout Association.
He lives with his wife Olympic Rower Helen Glover MBE and their three children near Maidenhead.
Steve Backshall Speaker
Steve Backshall is an old-fashioned action hero. His leisure pursuits include mountaineering, kayaking and scuba diving. Coupled with his unsurpassed wildlife knowledge, make Backshall a compelling and motivational speaker.
As an inspirational speaker, Steve can present on a range of wildlife, conservation, exploration, adventure and natural history topics.
Steve’s fascinating experiences, along with his warm presentation style, make an engaging and entertaining event.
2020 Virtual Presentations
As a result of the lockdown, Steve has broadcasted weekly lessons on his YouTube channel. Furthermore, he has been filming Springwatch and Deadly DIY.
Steve offers the following virtual talks:
- Expedition: Voyages to Undiscovered Places
Inspired by Steve’s BBC series, ‘Undiscovered Worlds with Steve Backshall’ and ‘Expedition with Steve Backshall’ for UKTV, Steves talk encompasses astonishing tales from a year of adventure; taking light into forgotten caves, making first ascents of Arctic peaks, and first descents of Himalayan rivers – he talks of narrow escapes and scrapes plus jaw-dropping tales of close calls with near-certain death as well as lessons learned from his extraordinary year.
Steve discusses the lessons he has learnt from studying our ancestors, animals and living life on expedition. He talks about what timeless needs and resources can do for all of us in our modern-day search for wellbeing.
Steve discusses our changing world and our place in it.
A wildlife expert, Steve highlights Predators big and small and how they function.
The year of exploration which won Steve the title of ‘Explorer of the Year 2020.’