Liz Bonnin

Science & Natural History TV Presenter

Liz Bonnin is a French-born Irish science, wildlife and natural history presenter, who has worked on television in both Ireland and the United Kingdom. She is also a biochemist and wild animal biologist. She presented music shows RI:SE and Top of the Pops in the early 2000s.

She is best known for presenting wildlife and science programmes including Galapagos, How the Earth Works, Animals in Love, Stargazing Live, Big Blue Live, Cats v Dogs: Which is Best? and Should We Close Our Zoos? She co-presented the BBC factual series Bang Goes the Theory from 2009 until 2014 and since 2013, has co-presented Countrywise for ITV.

Liz had always been interested in biology and chemistry at school, and she went on to study Biochemistry at University. After graduating, she started a career as a TV presenter working on such shows as BBC One‘s Top of the Pops, before returning to her first love, science, and completing a Masters in Wild Animal Biology and Conservation. Liz’s main interests during her studies were animal behaviour and intelligence and big cat conservation. She set up and carried out a research project on the diet of tigers in Bardia National Park, Nepal, which saw her come first in her class.

In addition to her TV work, Liz is a conference facilitator and awards host and has MC’d various events, including most recently, the UK’s National Science and Engineering Competition Awards and the Natural History Museum‘s prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards. Liz was also recently awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the British Science Association.

To book Liz Bonnin to make a personal appearance at 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, Liz is known to cover the following topics:

  • Sustainability & the environment
  • TV & broadcast
  • Conference facilitator and awards host