Richard Meade is the Editor of Lloyd's List. He has been writing about all aspects of the maritime industry for the past decade. At various stages in his career he has specialised in maritime regulation and politics, the environmental and piracy, but as editor he is currently responsible for the daily output of Lloyd's List in print and online. He joined Lloyd's List in 2006 as News Editor after jumping ship from the weekly maritime magazine Fairplay where he ran the news and features desk.
Prior to that he took the traditional route into the shipping sector, via a degree in psychology and a two year stint at the Financial Times Group. He is married and lives in North London.