Ann Moore has a BA in Law from Cambridge University (Newnham College). Based in England, she formerly lectured on law for business studies courses at Hastings F.E.College. In 1980 she was appointed as the first Editor of Commercial Law Reports, providing a fortnightly update of judgments in maritime and insurance cases in the London Commercial Court and Court of Appeal, and in the House of Lords. In 1983 she joined Lloyd's List as Law Correspondent, attending and reporting on hearings of shipping and insurance case, as well as decisions, at first instance and on appeal. From 1997 until her retirement in 2008 Ann was Law Correspondent for Fairplay shipping weekly, writing on national and international developments in maritime law, reporting on international shipping conferences and lectures, and reviewing legal publications. Her series of reports for Fairplay on the 2000 Judicial Inquiry into the loss of the Derbyshire won her the 2001 SACC Seahorse Technical Journalist of the Year Award. Ann is married, with three children and seven grandchildren. She has served as an elected member on local councils in East Sussex, where she lives, and is Deputy Lieutenant (retired) for the County.