Roberto "Bob" Palozzi is a scientific researcher (zoologist - animal ecologist, specialized in pinnipeds), a TV author and director of nature documentaries and geographical reportages.
Prior to come to television he had a succesful career as professional athlete in the Italian national bobsleigh team (from which derives his nickname "Bob").
Roberto earned a degree in Law at first, then a degree in Natural Sciences and finally a Ph.D. in "Evolutionary Biology and Ecology" at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata", working on a Smithsonian National Zoological Park (Washington DC) scientific project on Weddell seals in Antarctica.
Thanks also to his specializations in extreme environments shooting (included those under both the polar caps), Roberto is nowadays a well known documentary director who realises TV productions for the Rai (Italian National Television) channels, Mediaset group and various satellite televisions.
In 2008, when he established EREBUS Productions, he has been the first Italian to record underwater footage beneath the pack-ic in Antarctica at 75° Latitude South.
Since 2010 he is lecturer in Zoology at the Dipartment of Sciences and Tecnologies for Agriculture, Forests, Nature and Energy (DAFNE), University of Viterbo "Tuscia".
Scuba instructor and technical diver, in 2012 he has been the first in the world to film an underwater documentary in Antarctica, under almost 3 meters of ice, using a rebreather, the most modern computer controlled machine for diving.