Saba Douglas-Hamilton is a Kenyan wildlife conservationist, television presenter, and documentary film producer. She was born to an English zoologist father and an Italian-Kenyan conservationist mother. She first attended school in Kenya, then United World College of the Atlantic in Wales, before coming to the University of St Andrews. She graduated in 1993 with a Master of Arts in Social Anthropology. After leaving St Andrews, she began working with the Save the Rhino Trust in Namibia, Kenya. Douglas-Hamilton first started working in film in 1997 with the BBC Natural History Unit. Since then, she has presented the Big Cat Diary series, produced a documentary entitled Heart of a Lioness and The Secret Life of Elephants, and continued her conservation work in Kenya.