Paul Gunton
Executive Editor
IHS Fairplay

Paul Gunton is the Executive Editor of IHS Fairplay - part of the US-based information provider IHS Inc - with editorial responsibilities across its five publications (Fairplay Shipping Weekly, Fairplay Solutions, Safety at Sea International, Dredging & Port Construction and Ports & Harbors) and their associated online services. He has spent more than 30 years in maritime media, during which time his roles have included deputy editor of The Motor Ship and editor of Lloyd's Ship Manager. He joined Fairplay Publications, as it was then, in 1996 to launch and edit the technical monthly Fairplay Solutions and has since edited Fairplay and Safety at Sea International.

He graduated with a BSc in Ship Science from Southampton University in 1978 and spent two years as a graduate naval architect at Vickers Shipbuilders' ship model experiment tank (since closed) before moving into journalism.