Expedition Leader for the National Geographic Pristine Seas Expeditions
A man at the front line of exploration and one of the world’s most experienced science divers, expedition leaders and polar travellers, Paul Rose has been helping scientists unlock and communicate global mysteries for the past 30 years in the most remote and challenging regions of the planet.
Paul is Expedition Leader for the National Geographic Pristine Seas Expeditions and this year completed his second term as Vice President of the Royal Geographical Society.
An active explorer, television and radio broadcaster and field science expert, he has been working in Antarctica and the Arctic every year since 1990. A popular and sought-after presenter, his television credits include the highly acclaimed BBC Oceans, Britain’s Secret Seas and Voyages of Discovery. Paul has just completed his new BBC series, Pennine Explorer, to be broadcast early in 2015.
He was the Base Commander of Rothera Research Station, Antarctica, for the British Antarctic Survey for 10 years and was awarded HM The Queen's Polar Medal. For his work with NASA and the Mars Lander project on Mt Erebus, Antarctica, he was awarded the US Polar Medal.