Chief Operating Officer, Magnum Photos and Founder, Firecracker
Fiona Rogers has been working at Magnum Photos since 2005, and is currently the Chief Operating Officer responsible for managing the operations of the agency and designing and implementing strategies with the CEO. Prior to that she was Magnum’s Global Director of Business Development, devising new business innovations and strategic partnerships. For over 10 years Fiona was the Cultural & Education Manager, conceiving and delivering international exhibitions and events and creating Magnum’s global Education department in 2006.
Fiona is also the founder of Firecracker, a platform supporting female photographers. In 2012, Firecracker launched an annual grant, offered to photographers to complete a long-term documentary photography project. In 2017 she co-authored the book Firecrackers: Female Photographers Now, featuring over 30 contemporary women practitioners, published by Thames & Hudson.
Fiona has a strong interest in emerging photographers and has been involved in international platforms such as Recontres D’Arles, Cortona on the Move, FORMAT Festival and the Singapore International Photography Festival. She has participated as a judge and nominator for several notable competitions including the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize, The ICP Infinity Awards, the Prix Pictet, the Mack First Book Award and the Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography. She is a Board member of the Martin Parr Foundation in Bristol and an advisor to the Royal Photographic Society.