A renowned Scottish filmmaker and award-winning wildlife presenter is to be the guest speaker at the 2023 Highland Business Dinner.
Gordon Buchanan MBE has spent 30 years filming wild and wonderful creatures in remote areas of the planet and has a reputation for relishing dangerous and tough assignments.
Gordon has presented the Family & Me series since it began in 2016 with Elephant Family & Me and has since presented Gorilla Family & Me, Snow Wolf Family & Me, Reindeer Family & Me as well as The Polar Bear Family & Me and The Bear Family & Me for which he received a Royal Television Society award for his presenting work.
Gordon’s other recent productions include Equator from the Air, Life in Polar Bear Town and the highly acclaimed Tribes, Predators and Me series, all on BBC Two and Life in the Snow and Super Cute Animals all for BBC One.
Gordon Buchanan is a spellbinding storyteller who can captivate an audience with his fund of wild and wonderful tales about the natural world, while at the same time educating and informing on topical issues.
In 2019 Gordon was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society in recognition of services to the Society and to the wider discipline of geography and in 2020 was awarded with an MBE in the New Year Honours for services to charity and wildlife conservation.
Commenting on the announcement, Paula Nicol, Deputy Chief Executive at Highland Business Dinner organisers Inverness Chamber of Commerce, said: “We’re delighted to have Gordon as our guest speaker at the 2023 Highland Business Dinner. Having spent his life and career filming wildlife across the globe, Gordon has taken part in some of the most challenging expeditions, highlighting the fragility of the world’s endangered species and habitats. Guests can expect a fascinating and informative evening as he shares his experiences.”
Tickets for the 2023 Highland Business Dinner can be purchased here.