- Born 16 August 1942, son of Lord David Douglas-Hamilton and Ann Prunella Stack
- D Phil in zoology from Oxford University
- Co-authred with his wife Oria Douglas-Hamilton "among the elephants" and "Battle for the elephants"
- 1993 Mr Douglas-Hamilton founded Save The Elephants (STE)
- 1993 Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.)
- Awarded one of conservation’s highest awards, the Order of the Golden Ark
- Scientific advisor to Discovery´s IMAX-film "Africas elephant Kingdom"
- Presently involved in tracking wild elephants with GPS telemetri radio collars
- Website: http://www.savetheelephants.org/