Maarten Koets

Director Programs and Operations, Smart Freight Centre, The Netherlands

Koets, MaartenPrior to his role at Smart Freight Centre, Maarten Koets was the acting Managing Director of World Press Photo, an organization seeking to inspire understanding of the world through the highest quality photojournalism. He was previously COO for the organization and a driving force behind the development of the World Press Photo Academy. This program aims to create learning and other opportunities for talented young photographers worldwide and develop research programs in support of the photojournalistic community. Maarten holds an MA in Political Geography.