I'm a photographer and communications consultant from Canada, currently based in Geneva. In 2015 and 2016 I was in Erbil working on photography and digital media for UNICEF Iraq, and in 2017 I was in Baghdad with UNDP's Funding Facility for Stabilization.
In the past I freelanced for media and NGO clients was represented by Redux Pictures and LUZphoto. I've also taught photography for National Geographic Expeditions and created radio documentaries for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. I have a BA in Geography and an MA in Media and Journalism. I founded and curate the Instagram feed @everydaymiddleeast.
Selected Clients & Publications I photography I The New York Times, M le Magazine du Monde, National Geographic Traveler, The New Yorker, Smithsonian Magazine, Report on Business Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Globe and Mail, The National, Financial Times, New York Review of Books, AP, BBC, El Pais, Brownbook, UNICEF, IOM, European Training Foundation, Colgate University I radio I Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Deutsche Welle (DW) I video I Globe and Mail, Putney Student Travel, CCTV I writing I UNICEF, Huck Magazine, IRIN, Pique News Magazine, Trufflepig, The Courier
Awards I Magenta Foundation, Flash Forward Emerging Photographer (2012) I Forum Freelance Fund Bursary (2012) I News Photographers Association of Canada Pictures of the Year, Honorable Mention, General News (2012) I Photographer of the Year, Newcastle University's Courier Newspaper (2011) I Thomas J. Watson Foundation, Watson Fellow (2005-06) I Group Exhibitions I Studio Gallery ETRA Tommasi, Florence I Gulf Photo Plus, Dubai I Side Gallery, Newcastle I Lincoln Center, New York I Liu Institute for Global Issues, Vancouver I Spanish Embassy, Sana'a I Presentations I Florence, Italy, Dubai UAE, Washington DC, Vancouver BC, Whistler BC
Education I SAIT Training - Control Risks, Iraq I Journalism Safety Training Certificate, Columbia University (2012)