Julia Bradbury

Credited with revamping Sunday night prime-time television and dubbed “Lady of the Lakes”, Julia Bradbury is one of the small screen’s most popular and versatile presenters. Although having presented many genres of programming, she is best known for her love of travel and the outdoors.


Katie Bond

Katie Bond is publisher at the National Trust and previously worked at Bloomsbury Publishers with authors including J.K. Rowling, Margaret Atwood and Khaled Hosseini. She lives in London, often escapes to the Yorkshire Dales and is an avid reader and walker.


David Lindo

David Lindo is The Urban Birder – broadcaster, writer, speaker and tour leader. His mission is to engage city folk around the world with the environment through the medium of birds. He has written countless articles on urban birds, urban conservation and wildlife in general.
Robin Sinha


Anna Arnell

Anna Arnell (née Carpen) is a writer and Creative Partner of And Rising, the first B-corp advertising agency in the UK. She has worked on some of the biggest advertising campaigns for The National Trust. In the ten years she has worked in the industry she has written over 100 ads.


John Mitchinson

John is a writer and publisher and the co-founder of Unbound, the
award-winning crowdfunding platform for books. He was previously Director of Research for the BBC TV show QI and co-wrote the bestselling series of QI books. He is co-host of the book podcast Backlisted and a Vice-President of the Hay Festival.


Clement Knox

Clement Knox is a non-fiction category manager at Waterstones responsible for buying a dozen non-fiction genres including nature writing.