Ben Anderson is an acclaimed journalist and documentary filmmaker. In a career spanning fourteen years, he has filmed and presented over forty films for the BBC, HBO, Channel 4, and the Discovery Channel. He has presented five of his own series for BBC2, and is a regular reporter for Panorama and Dispatches. He was twice a finalist for the RTS young journalist of the year award and his HBO film The Battle for Marjah was nominated for three Emmys. In addition, he has written for The Times, GQ, Esquire and the London Review of Books. When not reporting from the field, he lives in London.