Bob Poole grew up in Kenya, where his relationship with National Geographic began as a teenager while working on a film about elephants. With a university degree in science, he became a Cinematographer for National Geographic starting with a film about his sister, Dr. Joyce Poole, the renowned elephant zoologist.
Now, an Emmy Award winning Director of Photography, his extensive credit list includes shows for PBS, BBC, Discovery, and over 35 projects with National Geographic. Bob works around the world but his passion for wildlife conservation has taken him to some of the African continent’s most remote locations.
Working on the other side of the camera, Bob fronts shows for Nat Geo, PBS and BBC. Currently Bob is on tour with National Geographic LIVE speaking in cities across the world.