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Michelle Wiese Bockmann

Markets Editor

Michelle Wiese Bockmann is a London-based energy commodities and shipping editor/analyst employed as Markets Editor at Lloyd’s List. She has more than 20 years’ experience across three continents covering the global maritime and oil and gas sectors. She provides editorial analysis of the energy commodities and shipping markets for Lloyd’s List and Lloyd’s List Intelligence. As well as writing for specialist maritime news providers, she has led shipping coverage at Bloomberg News, worked as an analyst and editor for oil price reporting agency OPIS, and provided maritime intelligence as senior analyst for New York-based data analytics firm, ClipperData. Before moving to England from Australia, Michelle was a political writer for The Australian, the country’s national newspaper and the Americas Editor for global shipping magazine, Fairplay. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of South Australia. Michelle is the Lloyd’s List staff representative on the Editorial Board.

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