Finance Editor at Lloyd’s List

David Osler has worked for Lloyd’s List since 1996, specialising in the white collar shipping services scene, primarily covering law firms, banks, insurers, and trade associations, as well as the Hamburg maritime cluster. He also writes on macroeconomics, sanctions, piracy and industrial relations.

A London-born British and Swiss dual national, he was educated at the London School of Economics and Birkbeck College, and has academic qualifications in politics, sociology, economics and international relations.

Three times voted Seahorse Club shipping news journalist of the year, he has also twice been longlisted for the Orwell Prize, Britain’s premier non-fiction literary award, and twice shortlisted as Periodical Publishers’ Association business journalist of the year, the highest honour in British business journalism.

He has also written for many leading newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian, Observer, Independent, Daily Telegraph, Daily Express and New Statesman, and has appeared on all of Britain’s main television and radio news programmes.

Follow him on Twitter on @finance_LL.