Ross Velton is a correspondent and independent filmmaker. His work has covered subjects including violence against women in Mexico, child trafficking in Haiti, the dog skin trade in Thailand, the impact of drought in sub-Saharan Africa and the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the sugar cane plantations of the Dominican Republic. He has reported for the BBC, The New York Times, CNN, Al Jazeera, PBS, Voice of America, Time and others.
Velton was trained as a journalist on the BBC's respected Journalism Trainee Scheme following an eleven-year career as a travel writer during which he authored four books. He has a master's degree in law from the College of Europe in Belgium and a bachelor's in law from Durham University in the UK.