Agent : Tom Killingbeck
Benedict Macdonald is a writer, television producer and conservationist, whose first book, Rebirding: Restoring Britain’s Wildlife, was the winner of the inaugural Wainwright Prize for Global Conservation and the Richard Jefferies Prize. Ben is a lifelong naturalist who perfected his storytelling skills during an award-winning career as a wildlife filmmaker. He has worked as a field director on such Emmy- and BAFTA-award winning series as David Attenborough’s Our Planet (Netflix) & The Hunt (BBC1). In 2021, following the success of Rebirding and his growing influence in the UK conservation movement, he moved full time into professional nature restoration. He now works as Head of Nature Restoration for Real Wild Estates, where he manages thousands of acres back to wilderness as one of Britain’s few professional rewilders.