Steve Backshall MBE
Steve Backshall is 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.
2021 was another busy year for Steve as he filmed a new 4 part series for SKY Studios/ SKY Nature.
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. Steve is also a patron for numerous charities and an ambassador for the Scout Association.
Steve is a proud ambassador for The Scouts, Movember and the Get Outside champion for Ordinance Survey and a brand ambassador for the Sky Zero Environmental Campaign. In September 2020 Steve was awarded the title of Honorary Lecturer at Bangor University. Steve was awarded an MBE in the 2019 New Year Honours for services to charity and wildlife conservation.