Tom is a highly talented and creative filmmaker, credited with reinventing the Natural History genre as the showrunner on Planet Earth II, and now, for Plimsoll, on the epic, Hostile Planet for National Geographic. As Creative Director, Tom oversees a raft of innovative natural history series including two ambitious landmarks for the emerging streamers. Tom joined Plimsoll after an extraordinary career in the BBC Natural History Unit, culminating in Planet Earth II, which was been seen by almost 14 million people in the UK and countless millions internationally. It has become the most watched Natural History series for more than 25 years. Tom plays a key role developing, producing and directing Plimsoll’s huge diversity of wildlife programming, building on his 20-year stint with the BBC NHU where he worked on some of its most successful output, including Planet Earth, Human Planet and Life Story.