From 1998 he was the curator and later managing director of the Amsterdam Art Foundation, buying photography for their large collection. In 2008 Boering became an independent advisor and entrepreneur in photography and founded Lux Photo Gallery. He has advised photographers about funding and business opportunities and has worked with several partners in the publishing and advertising industries.
As managing director of the Dutch Photographers’ association (FotografenFederatie) from 2010 to 2014,
With over 17 years of management and leadership experience within the cultural, creative and social sectors, He has also acted as advisor to photographers internationally, taught at master classes and academies, and has been involved as curator for festivals, museums, publishing houses and other institutions.
He was appointed managing director of the World Press Photo Foundation in January 2015. Lars Boering lives in Amsterdam with his wife, two sons, and a daughter.