Ulrike Jürgens I Photo Editor, GEO
Ulrike Jürgens has been working in the photography industry for more than 25 years. After technical training as a photographer, she moved to London for studies at the London College of Communication. She acquired experience as a photographer's assistant and producer for international photo shoots and simultaneously studied communication design at the HFBK [University of Fine Arts] in Hamburg. In 2003 she moved into art buying at Scholz & Friends advertising agency, where she worked for 11 years. In 2013 she launched the WEITSPRUNG platform for the promotion of young photographers. Since 2015 she has belonged to the regular photo editing team at GEO WISSEN, and oversees picture editing for the magazine, focusing on nutrition.