George Georgiou was born in London in 1961.
He received a BA honours in photography, film and video arts from the Polytechnic of Central London (University of Westminster) in 1987.
In 1999 he joined Panos Pictures in London and began to work exclusively on his own long term projects.
He has photographed extensively in the Balkans, Eastern Europe and Turkey, living and working in Serbia, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey from 1999 to 2009.
Work from this period has been published in most of the world’s major magazines and exhibited in many countries.
Georgiou’s work is collected by several institutions and private collectors, including the Museum of Modern Art, NY and the Elton John collection.