Aidan Sullivan

Aidan Sullivan started his career as a staff photographer for a local newspaper in the UK and then travelled extensively as a freelance news photographer. In 1986 he joined The Sunday Times (London) as deputy picture editor, soon becoming the youngest picture editor in Fleet Street. In 1993, he joined The Sunday Times Magazine and was promoted to assistant editor, responsible for all photography. In 2005 he moved to New York and became Vice President of Photo Assignments for Getty Images. In 2009 he launched Reportage by Getty Images, which is now considered one of the leading sources of documentary photography. Aidan is Director and Founder of The Ian Parry Scholarship for aspiring young photojournalists. He was named International Picture Editor of the Year at Visa pour l'Image 2000, is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, and chaired the World Press Photo Jury in 2012.