Rhys joined Bunkerspot as a reporter in 2014. Prior to his appointment, Rhys lived in Madrid and Barcelona where he taught English. An American and Latin American Studies graduate from the University of Swansea, Rhys is also a fluent Spanish speaker.
In addition to publishing daily news stories, Rhys contributes feature articles to Bunkerspot on a range of topics including environmental and legislative issues, technological developments as well as in-depth one-to-one interviews with some of the bunker industry’s leading figures.
In 2020, Rhys was appointed News Editor of ship.energy, Petrospot’s most recent information platform, which provides news, comment, and expert analysis of shipping’s journey towards a net zero emission future.
Rhys regularly reports on maritime conferences across Europe and has also attended Petrospot’s Oxford Bunker Course. He lives in Warwick, England.