Archaeologist and conservationist Frank Pope is a British born sustainability and environment speaker who began his career excavating shipwrecks for Oxford University and is actively involved in the welfare and conservation of African wildlife.
The author of a number of books, including Dragon Sea: A True Tale of Treasure, Archaeology & Greed Frank Pope spent time working as a journalist before venturing into the world of sustainability and working as an environment speaker. Whilst based in the UK Frank Pope contributed to The Times newspaper as the world’s only Ocean Correspondent.
Pope made his first appearance as an environment speaker when he worked for the BBC as the TV presenter for their series Thames Shipwrecks: A Race against Time and Britain's Secret Seas. In 2012 Frank Pope left Britain for Kenya where he works as a conservationist, fundraiser and environment speaker for Save The Elephants, an African wildlife charity.
In his capacity as an environment speaker for the organisation Frank Pope has acted as a lobbyist and activist, raising public awareness of the threats to African elephants by climate change and poaching.
Frank often returns to the UK to work as an after dinner speaker at wildlife and charity events, though his chief concern lies in the realm of conservation he continues to be passionate about archaeology and can also be hired as a historical and archaeological presenter for corporate and educational after dinner speaker events.