Nicolas Hulot is a French journalist and environmental activist. He is the founder and president of the Fondation pour la Nature et l’Homme, aiming at supporting initiatives encouraging an ecological transition in France and worldwide.
He was also a TV presenter and producer, hugely popular in France for programmes such as Ushuaïa, le magazine de l’extrême, Opération Okavango and Ushuaïa Nature. He was Special Counsellor to President Hollande for the COP21 and was appointed Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition in May 2017 by President Macron, a position he held until his resignation in August 2018.