Paul Williams

Producer, BBC Natural History Unit


Paul Williams is a producer, director and photographer who has worked for the BBC Natural History Unit for the past 17 years. In that time he has filmed in more then 40 countries for high profile series including Life in Cold Blood, Life, Blue Planet II and Big Cats. He is currently producing Green Planet with Sir David Attenborough – a series using the latest technology to reveal the extraordinary world of plants. During his time at the BBC he has worn space suits of ice to film in the worlds deadliest cave, climbed one of the highest mountains in Asia in the search of a leech as big as his arm, and has led the first team to successfully film the bizarre pallas’s cat of Mongolia. He loves to shine a light on the peculiar and less familiar members of the natural world, and is always looking for creative ways to hack technology and get the cameras closer to the action.