Sean van der Steen is a photojournalist and videographer based in Leiden, the Netherlands.
He studied Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology (BA) and Journalism and New Media (MA with honours), both at Leiden University. After some time working and travelling, he was accepted in the International Master’s Programme in Photojournalism at the Sweden School of Photojournalism (Mittuniversitetet Sverige), where he also graduated with honours.
Sean works as an image editor and videographer for both the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy and the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality. Additionally, he photographs and makes videos for various companies and organisations. In his spare time he continues to work on several photography projects.