Jan Dalley is the arts editor of the Financial Times, appointed in 2005 after joining the newspaper in 1999 as the literary editor. Previously, she was literary editor of the Independent on Sunday for eight years, and has written arts and literary journalism for fifteen years. Before becoming a journalist, she worked in publishing.
Jan has judged literary prizes including the Booker Prize, the Whitbread, the Hawthornden prize and the Encore Prize.
Her latest book is Black Hole: Money, Myth and Empire, a study of the Black Hole of Calcutta, published by Penguin in 2006. In 1999 she published a biography of Diana Mosley, Diana Mosley: A Life.
Jan is often seen on arts programmes on television and radio, including Newsnight, the Today Programme, Front Row and the Saturday Review.
The jury for the Prix Pictet are a group of leading experts in the visual arts from around the world including directors of major museums and galleries as well as journalists and critics. They lead the global search for images of high artistic qcuality and narrative power and fit the theme of a particular cycle.
Francis Hodgson, Chairman
Photography Critic, Financial Times
Winner, Prix Pictet 2008
Arts Editor, Financial Times
Loa Haagen Pictet
Art Consultant & Curator, Pictet & Cie
Founding Partner of Zaha Hadid Architects
Professor Sir David King
Director, Smith School of Enterprise and Environment, University of Oxford and former Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Government
Director, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo