Roie Galitz (born 1980) is an award winning wildlife photographer, entrepreneur and public speaker, currently based in NYC. He is also honored to serve as a Greenpeace ambassador, calling to protect our planet.
For the past 15 years, Roie has been exploring and documenting our planet’s wildlife. His photographs get great exposure worldwide, millions of views and frequent appearances in the media (BBC, PBS, National Geographic and more). The film “Snow Bears”, which Roie was one of four cinematographers working on it, has reached world acclaim in BBC and PBS. His photography projects were presented in local and international exhibitions, featured in exclusive magazines and honored with many international awards over the years.
Roie is one of Israel’s leading figures in the field of photography and was named to The Marker's 2017 40 under 40 list. He shares his knowledge and passion with tens of thousands of photography lovers at the establishments he founded: Galitz School of Photography; largest photography school in Israel (founded 2007), Phototeva Expeditions; one of the world’s top 10 photography expeditions companies (Founded 2010), Composition Magazine; Israel’s most popular photography magazine (Founded 2009), and the Annual Israeli Photography Convention (Founded 2008). Roie also co-founded TalkMaster School of Public Speaking.
Roie is an Explorer and a member of The Explorers Club.
Roie is a board member of the Israeli Nature and Heritage Foundation of America and on the advisory board for Stone Digital Bank and of the Dead Sea Revival Project.
He is a sought-after public speaker, frequently giving talks in photography conferences and environmental events all over the world.