Dr. David Suzuki is a scientist, broadcaster, author, and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation.
He is a Companion to the Order of Canada and a recipient of UNESCO’s Kalinga Prize for science, the United Nations Environment Program medal, the 2012 Inamori Ethics Prize, the 2009 Right Livelihood Award, and UNEP’s Global 500.
Dr. Suzuki is Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and holds 30 honorary degrees from universities worldwide.
He is familiar to television audiences as the host of the CBC science and natural history television series The Nature of Things, and to radio audiences, as the original host of CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks, as well as the acclaimed series It’s a Matter of Survival and From Naked Ape to Superspecies. David was the recipient of The Canadian Academy of Cinema and Television’s 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award.
His written work includes more than 55 books, 19 of them for children. Dr. Suzuki lives with his wife and family in Vancouver, B.C.