Julian Hector

head of The Natural History Unit
BBC Studios Biography

Julian leads BBC Studios’ world famous Natural History Unit, home to much loved, award-winning natural history programmes like Planet Earth II, Life Story, Natural World, Springwatch and Andy’s Dinosaur Adventures, as well as live complex events such as Big Blue Live and Wild Alaska Live.

Julian is a highly experienced producer, editor and executive producer, working across television, radio and digital platforms for over 20 years. His credits include award-winning programmes such as Tweet Of The Day, World On The Move, Saving Species and Migration, Ivory Wars with Panorama and Tigers About The House.

BBC Studios launched as a commercial business in April 2017, able to make programmes for other UK and international broadcasters as well as the BBC, to support the BBC’s public service mission and generate financial returns for licence fee payers. With bases across the nations and regions of the UK, BBC Studios reflects and represents diverse voices and creative talent from all around the country.