The face of BBC’s Countryfile, Ellie Harrison is leading presenter for outdoor, agriculture and environment programmes. With lived experience in the topics she covers, Ellie Harrison is a trusted and well loved presenter, often sought after to share her knowledge and offer tangible advice to audiences as a speaker. Additionally, thanks to having over fifteen years of presenting experience, Ellie Harrison has been called on to host a number of events, especially wildlife centered occasions.
Best known for her role as the presenter of Countryfile, Ellie Harrison has been the face of the rural affairs show for over a decade. Alongside on screen partner, Matt Barker, Ellie has showcased the best of British countryside and wildlife to viewers, as well as delving into current affairs topics, like the decrease of the daily industry. As an avid lover of the outdoors, Ellie has fronted a number of other programmes including: Daily Planet, Great British Winter, Operation Whale and Nature’s Miracle Orphan.
Growing up in rural Gloucestershire, Ellie Harrison was brought up planting her own vegetables and keeping farm animals like chicken, which led her to develop a deep passion for the natural world from a young age. Deciding to follow a career dedicated to the environment, she pursued a degree at King's College London in Geography and Ecology. After a chance opportunity at a temporary job, Ellie Harrison landed her first role in television as the presenter of Michaela’s Wild Challenge, and thus began her acting career.
Currently, Ellie is the President of the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, a role which she took on in 2014. The trust aims to work on local conservation, and encourage environmentally friendly activities, which is a cause close to Ellie’s heart. As well as continuing to present Countryfile, Ellie Harrison hosts a number of presentations on specialist subjects within the natural world, for students and organisations, as well as writing articles for leading publications.
A popular choice of speaker, Ellie Harrison is not only a leading authority on topics beneficial to corporate clients and interested individuals, like the environment, but she has over a decade of presenting experience, making her a seasoned professional on stage. Paired with her down to earth and approachable personality, Ellis makes the ideal keynote speaker to educate and entertain a crowd.
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