Funmi Iyanda is an award-winning film and TV producer, media personality, journalist and philanthropist. Funmi is currently the CEO of Oya Media Advisory UK, the chief executive officer of Oya Studios Nigeria, and the host and executive producer of Public Eye—a show that unites people, experts and institutions on contextual stories and issues with the aim of seeking innovative ideas, actions and solutions.
Over the years she has built four companies, two charities and created acclaimed media content across diverse platforms and genres, many of her shows being nominated or have won major TV awards in Nigeria and globally. Ms. Iyanda is a Tutu and Aspen Leadership fellow, a YGL of World Economic Forum and a fellow of the University of Cumbria, Carlisle.
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 quality and narrative power and fit the theme of a particular cycle.
Professor Sir David King, FRS (Chair)
Founder and Chair, Centre for Climate Repair at Cambridge
Director, Department of Photography, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Director of Photography, FT Weekend Magazine
President, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva
Arts editor of the Financial Times
Joyce Frank Menschel Curator in Charge of Metropolitan Museum’s Department of Photographs
Winner, Prix Pictet ‘Fire’ (2021)