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About Richard


+17 years experience

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Richard Meade is the Managing Editor of Lloyd’s List, the leading source of maritime business intelligence. He is also Managing Editor of Insurance Day, which covers the London and international insurance markets. He specialises in maritime commerce, trade and politics.

As the youngest ever editor of the oldest newspaper in the world, Richard spearheaded digital innovation, taking Lloyd’s List fully online in 2013 after nearly 300 years in print. He also manages industry titles including Insurance Day and Containerisation International.


Richard’s award-winning journalism covers maritime commerce, trade and politics. He also makes TV and radio appearances commenting on the shipping industry.


He joined Lloyd's List in 2006 after leaving maritime magazine Fairplay. He moved into a career in shipping analysis via a degree in psychology and a 2-year stint at the Financial Times Group.

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