BBC TV

"Wherever I find myself filming I remind myself of good ol' geology field trips".

Paul Williams

Currently: BBC Natural History Unit. Past series have included 'Life in Cold Blood', 'Journey of Life' and 'How the Earth Made Us'.

"Wherever I find myself filming I remind myself of good ol' geology field trips - it's there we learned the real stuff, taking what we had been taught in class and applying it to the real world, to real solid geology. If you want a strong, practical, hands-on degree that will help launch you up the career ladder then sign up for Derby."

Graduated: 2000, BSc (Hons) Geology, 2:1 then MSc Micropalaentology, UCL London, MSc Science Communication, University of Bath.

Paul is pictured with Sir David Attenborough winning the Panda Award, top wildlife film-making award for "Life in Cold Blood".