Mike Gunton

Mike Gunton

Creative Director, BBC

Mike Gunton works for BBC Worldwide and the BBC as The Creative Director of Factual and The Natural History Unit.

Within this dual role Mike has worked as an executive producer on Life, Africa, Hidden Kingdoms, Life Story and most recently Planet Earth II, the biggest natural history programme of the 21st century in the UK, seen by over half the population and winning countless awards including 4 BAFTA’s and 2 Emmy’s.

Mike was particularly pleased to be included in the recent "TV Power 100" at number 71 - one place above Mary Berry! In September 2017 it was announced that he had been awarded a Royal Television Society Fellowship, as part of the Society’s 90th anniversary, and in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the television industry.

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