Biographical Details

Director of the Program for Narrative & Documentary Practice, Institute for Global Leadership, Tufts University.

Co-Founder and principle architect of the VII Photo Agency

Vice President and co-founder of the VII Association

Brand Ambassador for Canon

Nieman Fellow at The Nieman Foundation, Harvard University 2010

Co Founder of The GroundTruth Project

Chairman of the World Press Photo Award 2008 and 2014
Co-Founder, Co-Editor and Art Director of Dispatches quarterly magazine

Contract photographer for Newsweek magazine 1999 - 2008.

Chairman of the WHO/Stop TB Advisory Board for Photography, 2009 - 2012

Co-Founder of the Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops in Cambodia which sponsors 30 to 40 young photographers a year from Asia to work with professional leading professional photographers annually

Boards, Trusts, Committees
Chairman of the Board for the WHO Stop TB Alliance Exhibition and Photography Award.
Board of Trustees of The Frontline Club
President of the World Press Photo Award 2008 & 2014
Jury Member Foto DC 2010
Jury Member of the UNRIC 'Creativity Against Poverty' European Ad Competition 2010.
Jury member of The Frontline Club Award 2008 - present.
Board member of the Crimes of War Foundation.
Trustee of the Indochina Media Memorial Foundation.
Jury member of the World Press Photo Award 2004, 2006.

Selected Awards
POYi 2013
Days Japan: War in Iraq. 2004
Honorable Mention Robert Capa Award 2003/ 4: War in Iraq.
Fuji France Photographer of the Year 2003/4: War in Iraq.
The Amnesty International Photojournalism Award 2001/2: WarCrimes in Kosovo.
1st place Award for Features, 'Picture of the Year'Awards 2000: War Crimes in Kosovo.
The Amnesty International PhotojournalismAward 1996/7 : Civil War In Zaire.
Numerous other POY and PDN awards between 1996 and 2014.

Selected high profile projects
Peace 2014
Zomia 2014
Metropolis 2014
Topographica Inmigracion. 2012
Poverty. An investigation into the conditions of Poverty worldwide. 2009-2012
Evidence. War Crimes in Kosovo. 1999
Malaria: European Union Grant administered by Prof.Sanjeev Krishna,Wellcome Trust. A comprehensive Essay on Malaria in Africa and Asia.

Iraqi War Journals. Boston College, November 2013
Iraqi War Journals. Drexel University. May 2013Iraqi War Journals. Bronx Documentary Center, April 2013
Out of Poverty. VII Gallery. Brooklyn, USA, 2009
Evidence. Tufts University, USA, 2002
Evidence, Bayeux, France, 2001.
Evidence, The Freedom Forum, London, UK, 2001 .
Evidence, InternationalFestival of Photojournalism, Gijon, Spain, 2001

Selected Group Exhibitions
War. Museum of Fine Arts. Houston, USA. October 2013
Questions Without Answers, Tufts University, USA, 2010
Lianzhou International Photo Festival, China, 2006
Palestine, War Museum, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2005.
WAR. International Centre of Photography, NY, USA, 2003
WAR, La Louvre, Paris, France 2002
NY-Kabul. Commune di Verona, Italy, 2002

European Union Grant: 1994, for a project on Malaria
Festival de St Brieuc: Topographica Inmigracion 2012

Evidence - War Crimes in Kosovo, de-Mo, 2002

Selected Collaborative Books
Bosnia 1992-1995
Questions WIthout Answers. VII & Phaidon Press. 2011
Tsunami by VII & de-Mo. 2005
Congo, The Forgotten War by VII & de-Mo. 2005
Rethink by VII & de-Mo 2004.
War by VII published by de-Mo 2003.
The Eye of War published by Orion 2003.
Sarajevo published by Naythons, 1993.

Major Media Publications 1988 - 2014 include:
Time Magazine, Newsweek Magazine, The Sunday Times Magazine, National Geographic, The New York Times Magazine, Paris Match, Stern. The Far Eastern Economic Review, Asiaweek, Correira de la Serra, La Repubblica, Die Welt, Asahi Graph, The Financial Times.

Photograph: Philip Blenkinsop