Nick Ross is one of Britain's most experienced and versatile broadcasters. Although best-known for Crimewatch, he has presented, produced and directed many of the key factual series on British radio and television. He has been a leading broadcaster across a wide range of issues, specialising at various times in news, current affairs, politics, and crime, with several forays into lighter fields including chat shows and quizzes. In 1997 he was Broadcaster of the Year for his BBC Radio 4 phone-in Call Nick Ross, in 1999 won a Best Documentary prize for a personal account of the troubles in Northern Ireland, in 2000 was shortlisted for a Royal Television Society award for his BBC TWO debate series Nick Ross, and in September 2001 collected Best Factual Programme at the TV Quick Awards. Nick Ross has gained a solid reputation as one of the UK's best conference moderators and frequently chairs meetings for companies and government agencies around the world. He has a high level of expertise in crime, security and community safety but also a wide ranging knowledge of other policy issues. Key areas of particular personal interest include health, bioethics and science (and debunking pseudo-science) and he has also campaigned on environmental issues, Northern Ireland, and broadcasting policy.