A selection of photography from personal work and commissions.

Kofi Annan, Diplomat

On the edge of the Sahara Desert, a rowing boat glides across a lake at Faiyum Oasis, Egypt.

Over the last 10 years more than 50,000 people have fled Eritrea. Usually young men, smuggled across the border at great expense and danger. Back home it is but the elderly that walk the road to the capital, Asmara.

Cobble stones dug up from the street were once used as weapons against police in the 2014 popular uprising in Ukraine. Here, they create a wall of remembrance for those who died on Independence Square.

The balance of Ukraine’s 2014 uprising was swung by well organised home grown militia who fought and died battling the Government's riot forces in Kiev’s central square. Now they fight well trained soldiers in the east of the country in all out war. Sometimes to return again to the square where it all started.

Actor Geena Davis speaking at the ITU in Geneva

Men, women and children work at a metal market in Asmara, Eritrea.

A disabled woman fleeing war in East Ukraine stays at a health clinic in Odessa, Ukraine.

Together with her 10 year old son, she is hopeful for a better future away from conflict, but fears for tomorrow when charity donations keeping her sheltered may dry up.

A Scotsman and a Norwegian divided by language but united in boyish spirit take aim in the fishing village of Footdee, Aberdeen.

5 Years since civil war ended in Sri Lanka, the ancient island nation is looking forward as a highly sought after tourist destination. But behind the stunning scenery lies a still repressive government and military presence.

Girls in ICT Day 2013, European Parliament Brussels, Belgium.

With the global tech industries overwhelmingly male dominated, the United Nations International Telecommunication Union is driving a campaign to get more school age girls into tech education and jobs. Girls in ICT Day 2013. Brussels, Belgium.

Despoina Sareidaki - from a portrait series of International Telecommunication Union staff.

Madeleine Rees, Secretary General of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.