Matthew Willman is a South African based documentary photographer, author & professional speaker. He has expressed himself through an extraordinary body of work which includes writing, storytelling and exhibition.
Willman has gained over 24 years’ experience working for some of the world’s foremost institutions in the field of visual communication, development, visual arts and leadership.
A true global citizen, Willman has worked in 48 countries tailoring his inventive brand of communication to the needs of an array of clients
Which have included: Oxfam International, The World Health Organisation, The Nelson Mandela Foundation, The Bill Clinton Presidential Library, The Vodafone Foundation, The National Underground Railroad Freedom Centre, Robben Island Museum and The European Commission.
In 2019 Willman narrated and produced a short film documentary on the life of Nelson Mandela which was nominated and won an Emmy award in the USA.
Willman has had the pleasure of being commissioned to photograph individuals from a cross-section of the global community.
Private commissions include: US Presidents Barack Obama & President Bill Clinton, 6 South African Presidents, Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Annie Lennox.
Others include 22 Presidents, 12 Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and a host of sports personalities, musicians, politicians and philanthropists.