Monica Allende is an independent photo editor and cultural producer, she collaborates with screenprojects.org team and is the co-founder of Offspring Photo Meet in London. Previously she was the Photo Editor at the Sunday Times Magazine, where she launched the award-winning photography section Spectrum. She is visiting lecturer at the London College of Communication in London, has conducted photography workshops worldwide among others: Festival di Internazionale a Ferrara, Getxo Photo, and Visa pour L’Image and has served on juries worldwide including the World Press Photo, Visa Pour L’image, the National Portrait Gallery’s Taylor Wessing photographic Portrait Prize, The Royal Photographic Society Awards , Getty Grant , Reinaissance Photography Prize, Sony World Photography Awards. She is nominator for several photography awards including Prix Pictet and Deutsche Borse Photography Prize. She produced and curated Dafur: images against impunity, and exhibition and book by Stanley Greene, Lynsey Addario and Alvaro Ybarra Zavala.
Her work at the Sunday Times Magazine was recipient of the Amnesty International Media Photojournalism Award, the Picture Editor’s Award, the Online Press Award and Magazine Design Award for Best Use of Photography.
She lectures, writes, nominates and consults on photography.