The BBC Studios Natural History Unit (NHU) is the best known and most loved producer of natural history content in the world and responsible for some of the most globally successful factual content of the past 10 years.

With ground-breaking technology and innovation we reveal to audiences around the world the extraordinary wonders of nature through exceptional storytelling, jaw dropping…

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Our Team

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Tom McDonald

Managing Director, Factual

Tom oversees the Factual portfolio and is responsible for the Documentary, Science & Natural History...

Julian Hector

Julian Hector

Head of NHU

Under Julian's leadership the NHU has delivered huge global hits for BBC One such as Planet Earth II...

Maria Norman

Maria Norman

Head of Production, NHU

Maria connects the editorial and complex business divisions that define the NHU. She ensures the con...

Mike Gunton

Mike Gunton

Creative Director, NHU

Central to maintaining the NHU’s position as the world’s number one natural history production compa...

Gavin Boyland

Gavin Boyland

Head of Development, NHU

Gavin is an award-winning producer who has made shows for both the BBC Natural History Unit and the ...

Ben Clarke

Ben Clarke

Head of Commercial & Business Development, NHU

Based in Bristol, Ben leads the commercial team managing the NHU’s end-to-end deal pipeline. Ben dra...