Miranda Krestovnikoff is one of the UK's busiest and best-known factual programme presenters, currently working on BBC2's BAFTA award-winning show Coast. As a biologist, trained diver and one of the original members of the Coast team, she has explored Great Britain's shoreline from top to toe, revealing fascinating tales of marine life.
Miranda is a resident wildlife expert on BBC One's The One Show, having presented natural history stories, ranging from robotic ants to rare dolphins, from all around the country for the last six years. She is also a regular on BBC One's Inside Out. Other recent credits include BBC Two's Big British Wildlife Revival and guest appearances on Ready Steady Cook and Celebrity Masterchef. As a lover of classical music and accomplished musician herself, Miranda was chosen to co-present the BBC Proms in 2010.
Miranda is also busy on radio with contributions to BBC Radio 4's Costing the Earth, Living World and Tweet of the Day. She regularly writes articles on tourism and leisure for national newspapers and magazines and is the author of two books, Miranda Krestovnikoff's Best British Beaches and Scuba Diving.
Miranda Krestovnikoff is currently President of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Patron of Whale and Dolphin Conservation, Patron of Alderney Wildlife Trust, Founding Friend of the Canal & River Trust and heavily involved with other charities including The National Trust, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, The Marine Conservation Society and Sustrans.
A consummate public speaker, Miranda Krestovnikoff's after dinner and keynote talks focus on her experiences of diving, wildlife and filming, as well as her involvement in environmental issues.
Her background in zoology, along with her wildlife experiences underwater as well as on land, make her ideal for many types of events from the highly commercial to the educational.
Miranda’s enthusiastic style and extensive knowledge of wildlife, diving, conservation and environmental issues make her a popular choice as host and guest speaker for a variety of organisations including the National Geographical Society, the Royal Scottish Geographical Society and the UK and Scottish Dive shows. She enjoys motivating young people to share her love for nature and the environment, visiting schools, universities and clubs. Recently, she hosted the London launch of Love your National Parks.
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