Editorial staff

Worldfishing and Aquaculture provides insight for the international fishing & aquaculture industry. Dedicated to all aspects of commercial fishing, World Fishing and Aquaculture provides readers with the latest news and product launches, alongside country profile features, interviews and regular columns from fishery experts.

Editorial Team

Quentin Bates, Editor
Menakhem Ben-Yami, Contributor
Anne-Marie Causer, News Editor
Rebecca Jeffrey, News Reporter

Editor - editor@worldfishing.net

Quentin BatesQuentin Bates: Quentin Bates found his way into journalism after a seagoing career as deckhand and mate on various trawlers, as well as a mercifully brief spell as ship’s cook. After turning to writing for a living he has travelled and written for a number of  marine industry publications and websites, and joined World Fishing as its editor in September 2016.

News Editor - acauser@mercatormedia.com

Anne-Marie Causer, News Editor, Mercator Media LtdAnne-Marie Causer: As well as GreenPort Editor, Anne-Marie is responsible for Mercator Media's online news service across all seven titles, providing readers with latest news relevant to their business.Anne-Marie initially joined Mercator after graduation in 2000, as a sales executive for Engineering Capacity, and later as a freelance writer on Maritime Journal for four years, becoming full time in her current role in 2011.

Anne-Marie has also worked as a reporter on local newspapers and as Assistant Editor for the John Lewis Partnership and Waitrose Ltd. In 2003 she became Managing Editor at the Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation (DRWF) - a position she held for nearly eight years.

Anne-Marie also continues to work as a freelance journalist. Her clients include the Nautical Archaeology Society, IMarEST, the UK Harbour Masters' Association and the International Harbour Masters' Association. She is also an experienced amateur archaeologist. Twitter: @AMCauser LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/amcauser

News reporter- rjeffrey@mercatormedia.com

Rebecca Jeffrey Rebecca Jeffrey: Rebecca joined Mercator Media in April 2017 and assists the News Editor in writing online stories for all of Mercator Media’s titles. Prior to her current role she worked as Editor for Recruitment International magazine, leading the brand through a content overhaul and implementing key editorial strategies and procedures.

She has also worked as a freelance journalist for the Hearing Times, interned at several B2B and consumer publications and studied magazine journalism at Cardiff University.

Before entering the world of journalism, Rebecca worked in the charity communications and fundraising sectors, notably in mental health. Rebecca is a strong advocate of hearing loss prevention education and is a social media volunteer for the British Tinnitus Association. 

Twitter: @RebeccaJeffrey LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffreyrebecca