Jan Dalley is the arts editor of the Financial Times, appointed in 2005 after joining the newspaper in 1999 as the literary editor. She writes extensively on arts and culture, and has a regular column in FT Weekend.
Previously, she was literary editor of the Independent on Sunday for eight years; before becoming a journalist, she worked in publishing.
She is a Council member of the Arts & Humanities Research Council, where she chairs the judging panel of an annual documentary film competition, and a Trustee of the Arts Foundation. She is a director of Sid Motion Gallery.
Jan has judged literary prizes including the Booker Prize, the Whitbread, the Hawthornden prize and the Encore Prize. She appears as a commentator on arts programmes on television and radio. Her publications include Black Hole: Money, Myth and Empire (2006) and Diana Mosley: A Life (1999).
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)