Christopher Gary "Chris" Packham is an English naturalist, nature photographer, television presenter, and author, best known for his television work, including the children's nature series The Really Wild Show from 1986 to 1995. He has presented the BBC nature series Springwatch since 2009.
Packham was educated at Bitterne Park Secondary School, Taunton's College, and the University of Southampton, where he received a BSc in Zoology. After graduating, he canceled his study towards a Ph.D. to train as a wildlife cameraman.
He formed the production company Head Over Heels with producer Stuart Woodman, making wildlife programmes for Discovery Channel, National Geographic, and the BBC.
He is the brother of fashion designer Jenny Packham. He lives in the New Forest with his girlfriend, Charlotte Corney, owner of Isle of Wight Zoo, and his two pet poodles, Itchy and Scratchy.