John Hudson FRGS is a survival instructor, broadcaster, writer, public speaker and training consultant based in Cornwall, whose specialist work takes him to some of the most remote and extreme environments around the globe. A former RAF helicopter pilot, John is the British Military's Chief SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance & Extraction) Instructor, and an elected Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He's also been a resident survival expert on two series of Discovery's prime-time TV show Survive That – a.k.a Dude You're Screwed in the USA – successfully putting his own resilience to the test on camera in front of millions. From the darkest depths of a jungle cenote, to the top of a stormy Alaskan glacier, John's sense of humour and everyday stoicism have won him many fans worldwide.
"When it comes to survival and getting out of trouble, listen to this man. John is the real deal."
"John is knowledgable and passionate about his subject and given the slightest excuse he will demonstrate his skills. With nothing more than a bow, drill and some fungus, he showed me how it is possible to set fire to an office."