Dr Ben Aldiss is an ecologist, entomologist, teacher, lecturer, journalist and broadcaster. He was recently made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology for his services to citizen science. He did his PhD on wasps and is the world expert on what makes them sting.
Ben is an authority on British and European wildlife and was Nature Correspondent for The European. Recently he ran the week-long Norfolk Festival of Nature and was the guest on BBC Radio Norfolk’s version of Desert Island Discs. For the same radio station, he has just completed a 28-part A to Z of Norfolk Wildlife.
For a time in his twenties, Ben was an officer in the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy, serving onboard the aircraft carrier HMS Invincible.