Leading zoologist, Lucy Cooke is best known for her roles as an award winning presenter and producer for popular wildlife programmes. From behind the camera to on the small screen, in the pages of books and stages across the world, Lucy’s expertise and storytelling abilities are popular across platforms. As a keynote speaker, she entertains, educates and inspires others with her stories of wild creatures and far flung adventures, the perfect speaker for any audience.
As a speaker, Lucy has shared at events to audiences of over three thousand people. Eager listeners are held on Lucy’s every word as she covers a wide range of valuable topics including: wild creatures, being a female explorer and sustainability, to name a few. Some of her previous addresses have been made at Glastonbury Festival, National Geographic Explorers Week and Disney Animation Studios. Taking to perhaps the most prestigious speaking stage of all, Lucy shared a TED Talk at TED Women 2018. The speech covered one of Lucy’s main passions and research areas ‘Sloths! The Strange Life of the World’s Slowest Mammal’.
Having been a previous student of Richard Dawkins, it’s no surprise Lucy has gone on to become such an authority on the natural world. Whilst studying Zoology at the University of Oxford, Lucy specialised in evolution and animal behaviour, which led her to the impressive career she enjoys today. Lucy has synced released a number of books on her research, debunking common myths about species, which is evident in her most recent release ‘The Unexpected Truth About Animals’.
A prominent figure in a number of mainstream nature programmes, both in front and behind the camera, Lucy is recognised by many for her impressive work with wild animals. As a presenter she has been seen on the likes of Nature’s Miracle Survivors, Ingenious Animals and Nature’s Boldest Thieves’, sharing her passion and knowledge with viewers. Equally as often found behind the lense, Lucy has directed and produced award winning work for Channel 4, Discovery and the BBC. Her work on ‘Meet the Sloths’ saw her win a Panda Award, as the writer and producer of the informative programme.
If you require an experienced and respected authority on a range of natural world topics from plants to animals and everything in between, look no further than Lucy Cooke. Already an established name on the speakers circuit, Lucy is theideal expert to educate and entertain audiences from a range of backgrounds.