Ian Michael Redmond OBE FZS FLS (born 11 March 1954) is a tropical field biologist and conservationist. His career spans more than 30 years in which he is renowned for his work with gorillas and elephants. Best known for his work with mountain gorillas, Redmond has been involved in more than 50 documentaries on the subject for, among others, BBC, National Geographic and the Discovery Channel. Redmond was also involved in the film Gorillas in the Mist spending some time with Sigourney Weaver so she could better understand her character.
Redmond is married with twin sons, Matthew and Benjamin. He has two brothers, Tom a French horn player and Timothy a conductor
He was appointed OBE in 2006. In 2011, Redmond was awarded an honorary degree from Oxford Brookes University for his conservation work.