David Garrido

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Biography

David Garrido is a sports broadcaster with almost 25 years’ experience in the industry, and he is

widely considered the leading communicator and content-maker for sport and sustainability in the

UK and Europe. As a presenter at Sky Sports, David represents strongly for climate action. His

documentary, “Football’s Toughest Opponent”, which explores the relationship between the

beautiful game and the climate crisis, is multiple-award-nominated. David himself was also

shortlisted for Sustainability Champion of the Year at the recent 2023 Broadcast Sport Awards.

 

David has his own ongoing episodic series, “Playing For The Planet”, which is into its third season

and profiles elite athletes’ journeys in climate – he has created short films with the likes of British

men’s tennis number 1 Cam Norrie, Premier League footballer Ben Mee in a Formula E car,

double Olympic sailing champion Hannah Mills and marathon world record-holder Eliud Kipchoge.

 

David also works externally with various clients as a sustainability host, moderator and content-

creator – including UEFA, FIA, Formula E, McLaren Racing, Envision Racing, SailGP & Polestar.

 

More broadly in his career, David has covered World Cups, Euros, Champions League finals,

Wimbledon Championships, Formula 1 Grand Prix and Ashes series while at the BBC, and since

joining Sky in 2011, David has hosted live Premier League, EFL and LaLiga football matches.

David speaks several languages, including Spanish having been born to South American parents,

and he studied French & German at Oxford University. He also enjoys running and racket sports.

Specialties

Awards Ceremonies and Galas

Corporate

Football

Journalist

Live Events

Sport

Sustainability

Climate Change

Credits

Sky Sports

BBC News / World News

BBC Match of the Day / Football Focus / Final Score

UEFA

TAG Heuer

International Cricket Council

Street Child United

FIA

Formula E

McLaren Racing

Envision Racing

Polestar

SailGP

YouTube / Google

Web Summit

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