Gary Knight, US/France, is CEO of the VII Foundation and CEO and founder of the VII Academy. He is also an award-winning war photographer and a co-founder of the VII Photo Agency. Gary is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Frontline Club, London; co-founder of The GroundTruth Project, Boston; founding director of the Program for Narrative & Documentary Practice at the Institute for Global Leadership at Tufts University; twice chair and president of the World Press Photo Award; was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 2009; and a Logan Non Fiction Fellow at the Carey Institute in 2017. He was a contract photographer for Newsweek in the 1990’s and 2000’s. Gary has worked as a photographer in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the United States since the late 1980s.