Chris Packham is one of the UK's leading naturalists and wildlife TV presenters, inspiring audiences young and old to take notice of, get involved with and care for our natural environment. He is currently one of the hosts of BBC 2's Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Winterwatch. His autobiography, Fingers in the Sparkle Jar was a number 1 Sunday Times bestseller, and a Radio 4 Book of the Week.
As a campaigner Chris is a vociferous opponent of the badger cull, HS2 and has called for the banning of driven grouse shooting. Along with Mark Avery and Ruth Tingay he is a founder of Wild Justice, an entity which seeks legal reforms to protect the UK’s wildlife. In 2018 he organised the ‘Peoples Walk for Wildlife’ and collated ‘A Peoples Manifesto for Wildlife’. He was awarded a CBE in 2019 for services to conservation.