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Richard Meade

Managing Editor


Richard is an award-winning journalist, digital focussed with over a decade’s experience in the shipping industry.

He is currently responsible for Lloyd’s List’s agenda-setting output of news and analysis with ambitions to lead the online revolution for valuable business journalism.

Richard joined Lloyd's List in 2006 after jumping ship from the weekly maritime magazine Fairplay where he ran the news and features desk.

He took the traditional route into shipping analysis, via a degree in psychology and a two year stint at the Financial Times Group.

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