Born, 1987 à Geneva, Switzerland. Lives and works between Geneva, Switzerland, and Kiev, Ukraine.
While studying political science at the University of Geneva, Niels Ackermann began working for the Swiss and international press in 2007. L’Ange Blanc, his report on post-Chernobyl youth, brought him many awards including the Prix Rémi Ochlik-Ville de Perpignan and the Swiss Press Photo Award. His work has been shown in festivals and exhibitions in China, France, Netherlands, and Switzerland.