Lesley Bankes-Hughes is a highly experienced editor, news journalist and features writer. After a number of years as business editor of Jane’s Defence Weekly, she worked for the International Stock Exchange and Euromoney Publications. She also established a specialist newsletter covering European corporate mergers and acquisitions, and later spent several years at Christ Church, University of Oxford, with responsibility for developing educational outreach projects.
At Petrospot, she has taken a lead on editorial projects relating to the marine fuels sector since 2007. These include the marine fuels news website and magazine, Bunkerspot, and the recently-launched ship.energy platform, which enables shipping industry stakeholders to learn more about cleaner marine fuels and propulsion technologies and to take part in the growing debate over how shipping and the bunker sector can actively and fully participate in the marine energy transition.
Lesley also regularly moderates at industry conferences, roundtable discussions and webinars.