Chief Operating Officer Andrew Turner has extensive international experience across different industries from FMCG to Biotech. After working for Whirlpool Corp and launching the iconic KitchenAid brand in to Europe and Asia, he spent twelve years with DeLaval on their executive board. Currently, he serves in an advisory capacity to a number of companies, supporting […]
Regional Director Balkans Ziyah Gafić is an award-winning photojournalist and videographer based in Sarajevo focusing on societies locked in a perpetual cycle of violence and Muslim communities around the world. He covered major stories in over 50 countries including conflicts in Chechnya, Palestine, Iraq, Lebanon and Afghanistan. Ziyah’s work received many prestigious awards such as […]
Ajdin Kapidžić, Associate Producer. A Bachelor of Communication Science with professional experience in media, who started his career in TV production through reporting on N1, CNN affiliate TV channel in Western Balkans. He is based in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina.
Manager of Operations Yonola Viguerie is the Manager of Operations of VII Académie in Arles, France. A graduate of the Beaux Arts in Toulouse, she previously worked with Agence VU’ in Paris and for the Magnum Gallery, Paris. In 2009 she departed for Asia where she and her partner, Philip Blenkinsop, created the celebrated 2SnakesStudio.
Executive Assistant and Financial Director Marianne Tollié holds a B.A. in Economics and a Masters in Corporate Finance from Sciences-Po Paris, as well as a Masters in Fashion & Luxury. After a career focused on brands operations, team management and international franchises both in Europe and the Middle-East, she is now focused on assisting Gary […]
President Gary is co-founder and principle architect 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 […]