Micha Bruinvels

Director of Contests, World Press Photo

Micha Bruinvels has been at World Press Photo since the beginning of the millennium, starting as a project manager for youth education, corporate publications and the Children’s Jury, he is currently holding the position of Director of Contests.

He is responsible for the World Press Photo Contest as of 2004, managing entries and the judging for the photo contest. Micha initiates and develops the digital storytelling contest, organises the festival that celebrates its winners and other industry professionals, and  travels the world representing World Press Photo at lectures, exhibitions and festivals.