Rebecca Simons

Rebecca Simons (1981) was born in Vaasa, Finland and is currently situated in Rotterdam, Holland. In 2004, she got her MFA in photography at Post-St. Joost, Avans University, Breda and in 2012, her MA at Film and Photographic Studies, Leiden University.
Since 2009, Rebecca is working at World Press Photo. Currently, she is a Senior Producer and Project Manager. Among other projects, she coordinates the annual Joop Swart Masterclass. She also coordinates international art projects, and has initiated projects like ‘El-Art’, with the goal of integrating entrepreneurial learning in European art schools. In the past, next to freelancing as a photographer, she has worked five years as an educator of photography and new media. For one year, she has also previously coordinated the art and media department YA! - Vocational College of Ostrobothnia in Finland.