Rob Bell's Biography

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Who is Rob Bell?

Television presenter, adventurer and engineer Rob Bell was born in 1979 in the UK, but spent much of childhood in the USA and France.

He studied at the British School of Paris before graduating from the University of Bath with a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering with French.

He had brief stints as a ski lift operation and radio presenter at Connexion FM in French, before becoming business development manager at the Energy Savings Trust and then going to be a freelance consultant at his own company Rob Bell Creations.

Rob Bell on Television

Rob Bell then became a regular presenter on television, starting with the BBC Two series Engineering Giants, which he co-hosted with Tom Wrigglesworth.

His numerous television credits include World's Greatest Bridges, Britain’s Greatest Bridges, The Science of Thrills, The Tube: Going Underground, The Great Fire, Great British Royal Ships, and Walking Britain's Lost Railways.

As well being an engineer Rob Bell is an adventurer and in January 2015, he ran 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days.

The feat was shown by the Travel Channel in April 2015 in a 2 part series Monster Marathon Challenge.

In 2022, he presented British Planes That Won the War on Channel Five.

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