Founder and Director
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Lars Boering was born 1969 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and studied Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam. He served as CEO of the World Press Photo Foundation from 2015 till 2020 and he has re-imagined the Foundation from a contest in to an impact driven social enterprise increasing funding through sponsorships and partnerships. Before that he has been photo curator and managing director of the Amsterdam Art Foundation and managing director of the Dutch Photographers’ association. He teaches at academies throughout the world, and has been involved as an advisor and curator for festivals, museums, publishing houses, institutions and has worked with several partners in the publishing and advertising industries. Boering is an experienced International keynote speaker and moderator. He recently founded the creative advisory platform +triggertale.com which brings together creatives, media companies, Ngo’s and more.
Lars is interested in visual storytelling and photography with a purpose that demonstrates creative integrity and intent, originality, narrative and aesthetic quality and a high level of craftsmanship.