Dr. David Suzuki
Award-winning Scientist, Environmentalist, and Broadcaster
Dr. David Suzuki is a grandfather, broadcaster, scientist, and activist. He has made it his life's work to help humanity understand, appreciate, respect and protect nature. He is familiar to television audiences for his 44 years as host the CBC science and natural history television series The Nature of Things. David was honoured by The Canadian Academy of Cinema and Television's with the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award. David has been recognized by BC Achievement in partnership with the Lieutenant Governor of BC for his extraordinary work as a recipient of the 2021 BC Reconciliation Award. Dr. Suzuki is a Companion to the Order of Canada and a recipient of UNESCO's Kalinga Prize for science, and the 2009 Right Livelihood Award. He is a Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and holds 32 honorary degrees from universities in Canada, United States and Australia. His written work includes more than 50 books, 20 of them for children. His latest book for children entitled Bompa’s Insect Expedition published by Greystone Kids Books was released September 2023.