Andy Torbet the extreme adventurer, presenter and zoologist is to lead a new BBC Two series Operation Iceberg as the expedition’s ice climber and ice diver where he will be collecting samples for the team and exploring the glacier and iceberg’s most inaccessible places.
As an extreme adventurer, Andy is a highly qualified climber, caver and diver. After completing a degree in Zoology he spent 10 years in the British Forces as a Bomb Disposal Officer, Diver and Paratrooper on operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, Bosnia and Kosovo. Since he left the forces he has presented on programmes including Coast, Landward and The Adventure Show.
He is a highly qualified, experienced and respected cave, deep mixed gas and commercial diver as well as a freediver. He also holds some of the highest qualifications as a mountaineering and climbing instructor, caver and sea-kayaker.
Operation Iceberg will air in September 2012 on BBC Two.