Nicholas “Nick” Redfern, born 1964 in Pelsall, Walsall, Staffordshire, is a British best-selling author, Ufologist and Cryptozoologist now living in Dallas, Texas, United States. Specializing in a wide range of unsolved mysteries, including Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, UFO sightings, government conspiracies, alien abductions and paranormal phenomena.
Nick Redfern has been interested in UFOs since 1978.
His main area of research centers around determining what has been learned about the UFO subject at an official level in Britain. He has spent hundreds of hours at the Public Record Office in London, and has uncovered thousands of pages of previously-classified Royal Air Force, Air Ministry and Ministry of Defense files on UFOs dating from the Second World War.
Nick is the author of several best-selling books on UFOs including: The FBI Files: FBI’s UFO Top Secrets Exposed
He is an active advocate of official government disclosure of UFO information, and has worked to uncover thousands of pages of previously classified Royal Air Force, Air Ministry and Ministry of Defence files on UFOs dating from the Second World War from the Public Record Office and currently works as a feature writer and contributing editor for Phenomena magazine.
His 2005 book, Body Snatchers in the Desert: The Horrible Truth at the Heart of the Roswell Story
He has appeared on a variety of television programmes in the United Kingdom, including The Big Breakfast; Channel 5 News; and GMTV and works on the lecture circuit, both in the UK and overseas, and has appeared in internationally syndicated shows discussing the UFO phenomenon. He also appeared on a show in the third season of Penn & Teller: Bullshit!, titled “Ghost Busters”.
He is also a regular on the History Channel programs Monster Quest and UFO Hunters as well as National Geographic Channel’s Paranormal and the Syfy Channel’s Proof Positive.