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Dereck Joubert

Dereck Joubert

Keynote Speaker: Wildlife & Documentary Filmmaker

Dereck Joubert Biography

Beverly and Dereck Joubert are award-winning filmmakers, National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence and wildlife conservationists, who have been filming, researching and exploring in Africa for over 30 years. Their mission is the conservation and understanding of the large predators and other key wildlife species that determine the course of all conservation in Africa. They are the founders of the Big Cats Initiative with National Geographic, which currently funds 149 grants in 27 countries for the conservation of big cats.

The Jouberts have made over 25 films for National Geographic, published 11 books, half a dozen scientific papers, and have written many articles for the National Geographic Magazine. Beverly Joubert is also an acclaimed photographer and her international exhibitions have further helped to raise awareness for the plight of big cats across the world.

Their films have received international recognition with major accolades including 8 Emmys, a Peabody, Wildscreen Panda Awards and a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Japan Wildlife Film Festival, to name but a few. The Jouberts were also awarded the World Ecology Award alongside Prince Charles and Richard Leakey, and in 2009, they were inducted into the American Academy of Achievement with the likes of Archbishop Desmond Tutu. In the 2013 Jackson Hole Film Festival Dereck and Beverly won the Outstanding Achievement Award. In 2011, Dereck and Beverly were honored with the Presidential Order of Meritorious Service by the President of Botswana, for their work within the country. In 2014 Dereck and Beverly won the prestigious lifetime achievement award from the SAFTA's.

In recent years, the Jouberts have expanded their conservation outreach through another business venture, ‘Great Plains Conservation’. Dereck is CEO of the company, and together with their business partners, they have found a way to bring together conservation, communities and conservation tourism to fund large tracts of land that can be protected for the local wildlife and the surrounding communities. Today that land totals about 1 million acres in Africa.

Currently, the Jouberts are working on a rhino conservation project called ‘Rhinos Without Borders’, an initiative in partnership with Great Plains Conservation and And Beyond which aims to move 100 rhinos from South Africa to Botswana to save them from the poaching crisis, whilst creating a ‘Noah’s Ark’ for rhino genes. They also recently canoed 120km down the Selinda Spillway researching and filming elephants for conservation. From this journey they made their most recent film ‘Soul of the Elephant’, which was released in 2015, premiering at the Elephant Summit in Jackson Hole, which also let to an interview on the Ellen DeGeneres show.homes.

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Dereck Joubert Speaking Topics

Coexisting in Africa

In Africa, where the largest numbers of wild animals still thrive, man has created islands of wildlife habitat. As animals roam from island to island in response to instinctual migration, hunting and mating seasons, a host of threats awaits—from everyday realities such as civilization with its hum of farming, commerce, and recreation to the brutal reality of poaching. If we are to ensure the survival of these magnificent animals we must create safe passages between these sanctuaries.

Big Cats: Countdown for Survival

The very survival of four big cat species—lions, tigers, cheetahs, and leopards—now hangs in the balance. In this sweeping look at five decades of decline, through arresting video and unparalleled images, the Jouberts show the cats’ intelligence and compassion as well as their fierce dominance as kings of the jungle, making a heartfelt plea for our participation in their survival.

Dereck Joubert Videos

Beverly & Dereck Joubert Interview | Born Wild: The Next ...
Meet the Artist: Beverly Joubert and Dereck Joubert — 2020 ...
Dereck and Beverly Joubert | Academy Class of 2009: Full Interview

How to book Dereck Joubert?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dereck Joubert for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Dereck Joubert, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dereck Joubert or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Dereck Joubert?

Booking fees for Dereck Joubert, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dereck Joubert, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Dereck Joubert?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dereck Joubert for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dereck Joubert for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dereck Joubert or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dereck Joubert or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Dereck Joubert is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Conservation, Environment and Sustainability. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Dereck Joubert generally travels from Johannesburg, South Africa and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jeff Orlowski-Yang, Joel Sartore and Robert Kenner. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dereck Joubert for an upcoming event.

Dereck Joubert Speaking Topics

  • Coexisting in Africa

    In Africa, where the largest numbers of wild animals still thrive, man has created islands of wildlife habitat. As animals roam from island to island in response to instinctual migration, hunting and mating seasons, a host of threats awaits—from everyday realities such as civilization with its hum of farming, commerce, and recreation to the brutal reality of poaching. If we are to ensure the survival of these magnificent animals we must create safe passages between these sanctuaries.

  • Big Cats: Countdown for Survival

    The very survival of four big cat species—lions, tigers, cheetahs, and leopards—now hangs in the balance. In this sweeping look at five decades of decline, through arresting video and unparalleled images, the Jouberts show the cats’ intelligence and compassion as well as their fierce dominance as kings of the jungle, making a heartfelt plea for our participation in their survival.

Dereck Joubert Videos

Beverly & Dereck Joubert Interview | Born Wild: The Next ...
Meet the Artist: Beverly Joubert and Dereck Joubert — 2020 ...
Dereck and Beverly Joubert | Academy Class of 2009: Full Interview
Dereck & Beverly Joubert | Explorers Festival 2018

How to book Dereck Joubert?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dereck Joubert for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Dereck Joubert, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dereck Joubert or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Dereck Joubert?

Booking fees for Dereck Joubert, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dereck Joubert, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Dereck Joubert?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dereck Joubert for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dereck Joubert for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dereck Joubert or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dereck Joubert or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Dereck Joubert is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Conservation, Environment and Sustainability. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Dereck Joubert generally travels from Johannesburg, South Africa and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jeff Orlowski-Yang, Joel Sartore and Robert Kenner. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dereck Joubert for an upcoming event.

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