Steve is a renowned wildlife presenter and his popular BBC1 series Orangutan Diaries is now in production for the second time. Having made his name as a TV-vet when cameras followed his training for the series Vet School, and then his professional progress in Vets in Practice and Vets in the Wild, Steve has gone on to present several major wildlife series for the BBC including Steve Leonard’s Ultimate Killers, Steve Leonard’s Extreme Animals, Animal Camera, Journey of Life and Incredible Animal Journeys. Steve’s series with Kate Humble for the BBC – Hottest Place on Earth – is due for transmission this year and the much-anticipated second series of Orangutan Diaries will be broadcast early next year.
Steve is a hugely popular after-dinner and motivational speaker and his series of talks for the National Geographical Society were a national success. He is patron and speaker for the PDSA, Borneo Orangutan Survival International and the International Fund for Animal Welfare. Steve also still manages to run a successful family veterinary practice with his brother Tom.