Fiona Shields

United Kingdom

Fiona Shields has over twenty years’ picture editing experience across a range of newspaper titles and has been picture editor of the Guardian for the last nine, having recently taken up the role of Head of Photography for the Guardian News and Media Group.

In addition she had the wonderful opportunity of delivering talks at photo festivals and to students of photojournalism and have enjoyed judging the Sony World Photography Awards, the UK Picture Editors Guild Awards, the Renaissance Photography Prize to name a few. Last year she was a nominator for the Prix Pictet and joined the jury of The Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize and this year she has just completed the judging process for Lensculture’s Exposure Awards.