David Shukman

BBC's Science & Environment Correspondent

One of the BBC’s leading correspondents, David is acclaimed for his innovative reporting of environmental issues from the frontlines of global change. David graduated in Geography from Durham University and, after a spell on the Coventry Evening Telegraph, has gone on to hold a series of key positions in the BBC reporting on conflicts, politics, research and environment.

For two years David covered The Troubles in Northern Ireland before being appointed Defence Correspondent, which took him to Berlin for the fall of the Wall, the Gulf, and some of the former Soviet Union’s most secret nuclear installations.

As Europe Correspondent based in Brussels, David covered the tensions between the UK and the EU, later taking up his current post in 2003.  As the BBC’s Science and Environment Correspondent, he has reported from more than 80 countries and has pioneered the use of the latest technologies to become the first to broadcast live from a wide range of locations – including the heart of the rainforest in Brazil and the tiny Pacific island of Tuvalu which may be the first nation to be abandoned because of global warming.

To book David Shukman as the technology speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, David is known to cover the following topics:

  • Brexit & The EU
  • Political Speaker
  • Sustainability & Environment
  • Global Warming
  • Science & Research

“You were terrific, just the right approachable tone, great VTs and a convincingly independent view of the issue.” – British Phonographic Industry

“On behalf of the BPI board of management and our membership can I thank you for speaking so eloquently and passionately about the issues our industry face when it comes to the environment.  It was exactly the right tone and pitched at a level so that the general message was impactful as well as making sure they felt empowered to start thinking about changing their business model or personal approach.” – BPI LTD (British Recorded Music Industry)

“David did a great job and we appreciated how engaged he was with the audience and subject.” – BRE Group