Dr Michael Mosley

Dr Michael Mosley is an award winning TV science presenter and New York Times bestselling author.

Michael studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford University before working as an economist for an international bank. He then trained to be a doctor at the Royal Free Hospital in London.

After qualifying he joined the BBC, directing many award winning science and business documentaries before becoming editor of the BBC1 science strand, QED.

As an executive producer he was responsible for some of the most successful international science and history documentaries of the last decade, including Supervolcano, Krakatoa, Pompeii, Superhuman and the Human Face. 

He worked with numerous presenters, including John Cleese, Jeremy Clarkson and Sir David Attenborough, before himself becoming a well known science presenter.

Uniquely, he has made series for BBC One, Two, Three and Four, including “Inside the Human Body”, “The Young Ones”, “The Story of Science”, “Trust Me I’m a Doctor”, “Pain, Pus and Poison”, “The Truth about Exercise” and “Eat, Fast, Live Longer”

He has awards from the RTS (Royal Television Society), a BAFTA and two EMMYs. He was named Medical Journalist of the Year by the British Medical Association.

He has written three international best sellers, The Fast Diet (also known as the 5:2 diet), Fast Exercise and The Blood Sugar Diet, which have sold in more than 42 countries. He writes for the Times, Daily Mail and BBC News online.