Photographer and Filmmaker
Mattias Klum Tierra Grande
Since 1986, full-time freelance photographer, based in Sweden; work published in many international magazines including Wildlife Conservation, Audubon and Geo; 1997, first Swede to have photo on National Geographic cover followed by several articles and further cover photos; published nine books. Member of the Board of Trustees, WWF, Sweden. Fellow, Linnean Society, London. Recipient of numerous awards including: Gold Medal, Uppsala City Council; Citizen of the Year, Uppsala County Administration (2007); Medal of the Eighth Grade with Blue Ribbon, King of Sweden, for contributions as nature photographer.