Levison Wood is a best-selling author and photographer who has worked in over 100 countries and written seven best-selling books. He has also produced six critically acclaimed documentaries, which have aired around the world.
He became an expedition photographer and writer upon leaving the British Army having served in the Parachute Regiment for 13 years.
Levison has gained recognition for his epic walking expeditions in Africa and Asia. He was the first man to attempt to walk the entire length of the Nile: 4,250 miles, from Nyungwe Forest in Rwanda. In 2015, he walked the entire expanse of the Himalayas, from Afghanistan in the west to Bhutan in the east.
Along his travels, he has built a breath-taking portfolio of photography documenting stunning landscapes and unique cultures, which he primarily shares through his books.
In addition to becoming an ambassador for his camera manufacturer Leica, Levison is an elected Fellow of both the Royal Geographical Society and the Explorers Club. He is also an ambassador and patron for a number of charities including UNICEF, for which he a high-profile supporter.