Gavin Edmund Pretor-Pinney is a British author, known for his book The Wavewatcher's Companion.
Pretor-Pinney attended Westminster School, the University of Oxford, and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. He co-founded the magazine The Idler and founded the Cloud Appreciation Society in 2004. He grew up in West London and now also lives in Somerton, Somerset.
Awards and honours
- Presented on BBC TV: Cloudspotting
- Appeared on BBC TV: The Secret Life of Waves