Staffan Widstrand, Photo Jury president

Staffan Widstrand who is Managing Director and co-owner of Wild Wonders International and Multiple-award-winning independent professional photographer. With 30 years’ experience of visually-based communication.

Author of 18 books in 9 languages. A National Geographic Explorer since 2009 and a Nikon Ambassador since 1997.Co-Founder of: Wild Wonders of Europe, Wild Wonders of China, International League of Conservation Photographers (ILCP), Rewilding Europe, and the Swedish Ecotourism Association. Partner in photo travel agency Wild Nature Photo Adventures.

A frequent judge in leading international photo competitions, including “World Press Photo” and “Wildlife

Photographer of the Year”. He has led or been involved in leading, several long-term media and conservation communication projects (Wild Wonders of Europe, Wild Wonders of China, Rewilding Europe, Scandinavian Big Five, Ajunngilaq).