HMD 2021 judges

We were honoured to host a fantastic line up of expert judges for the Light up the darkness exhibition. Find out more about our judging panel below.


Maurice Blik is a highly acclaimed sculptor whose work has been widely exhibited around the UK, US and Europe. He is also a survivor of Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, an experience which has immensely influenced his art.




Olivia Marks-Woldman OBE has been Chief Executive of Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) since 2012. She has overseen the growth of Holocaust Memorial Day around the country, and hugely increased its presence within British society.




Rankin is a British photographer, publisher and film director. With a portfolio ranging from portraiture to documentary, he has shot The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Kate Moss, Kendall Jenner and The Queen to name only a few.



Tulip Siddiq MP has served as a Labour MP since 2015 and sits on the HMDT board of trustees. In Parliament, she has worked as a Shadow Education Minister and is now a member of the Women and Equalities Select Committee.



In this video Rankin speaks about why young people should take part in the competition and what makes a great photograph.