Olivier Laban-Mattei (born 1977 in Paris) is a French documentary photographer. He grew up in Paris where he studied geography and sociology. He was influenced by the photos of the Vietnam War and became a self-taught photographer. After having worked with AFP for 10 years he decided in 2010 to start a career as an independent photographer. Laban-Mattei's photo reportages include the Iraq War, the 2010 Haiti earthquake or the Gaza Strip humanitarian disaster. He also participated in documentary projects for the French photography website 24h.com.