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Misan Harriman

Photographer, entrepreneur and social activist who is one of the most widely shared photographers of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Misan Harriman, Save the Children Ambassador on a project visit in Somaliland

Misan Harriman visiting Somaliland with Save the Children in 2022

Misan Harriman is one of the most widely-shared photographers of the Black Lives Matter movement.

He is also the first black person in the 104 year history of British Vogue to shoot the cover of its September issue. In July 2021 he commenced his appointment as Chair of the Southbank Centre, London.

From documenting historic moments to photographing high profile celebrities, including Meghan Markle & Prince Harry, Angelina Jolie, Jay-Z, Tom Cruise, Cate Blanchett and Olivia Colman, Misan is a photographer of extraordinary range. His striking images have featured in Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar and The Telegraph among others.

Misan has been working with Save the Children since 2020 and was appointed as an ambassador for Save the Children in 2022 after returning from Somalia where he visited our work supporting those impacted by the food crisis the region is facing.

Misan is also a member of the Winter Gala Committee.

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