BA in Graphic Design, St Martin's School of Art; MA in Photography and Fine Art, Royal College of Art. Formerly: several years working for British Vogue; then with George, the political magazine of late John Kennedy Jr. Shot portraits for a range of international publications including Rolling Stone, the New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, Esquire, GQ and W; developed a relationship with Time magazine, producing over 20 covers. Since 2008, Staff Photographer, New Yorker. Founder, Nutopia Forum. 2004, published monograph, Platon's Republic; published Power, a collection of over 100 world leaders (2011). Frequent speaker. Recipient of awards including: Best Up and Coming Photographer, British Vogue (1992); First Prize, World Press Photo Contest, for photograph of Vladimir Putin for Time Magazine's Person of the Year Cover (2008); ASME Awards for photo essays for New Yorker (2009 and 2010).