David Suzuki Keynote Speaker
- One of the most recognised and influential keynote speakers in the world
- Award-winning broadcaster and academic
- Host of his TV show, The Nature of Things
David Suzuki's Biography
David Suzuki is one of the world’s most influential keynote speakers on the environment. In a long and distinguished public career, he has raised public consciousness about environmental issues and inspired massive efforts to preserve and protect our natural world. He has made it his life’s work to help humanity understand, appreciate, respect and protect nature.
A gifted interpreter of science and nature, David provides audiences with a compelling look at the state of our environment, underscoring both the successes we have achieved in the battle for environmental sustainability, and the strides we still have to make if Earth will remain a welcoming home for all nature’s creatures. Both inspiring and realistic, he offers leading-edge insights into sustainable development and model for a world in which humanity can live well and still protect our environment.
A world-renowned academic and broadcaster, David has spent the past 40 years educating the public about environmental issues, both in the classroom and over the airwaves, most notably on his show, The Nature of Things. It’s a role that places him alongside the likes of Carl Sagan and Jacques Cousteau. David is an award-winning biologist who has has pioneered efforts in sustainable ecology. For his work he has received a UNESCO Prize for Science, as well as the United Nations Environmental Medal. His best-selling books include “Good News For A Change: How Everyday People are Helping The Planet” (2003), “Genethics: The Clash Between the New Genetics and Human Values” (1990), and “The David Suzuki Reader” (2003). He is currently Professor Emeritus in Zoology at The University of British Columbia.