Non-Resident Fellow in Middle East Energy and Politics
Gerald Butt is a UK-based Middle East analyst and consultant on political and energy trends. An Arabist who was born and brought up in the Middle East, he draws on four decades of covering the region as an award-winning BBC Correspondent, and later as editor of Middle East Economic Survey (MEES). He advises a range of public and private sector bodies with interests in Middle East developments, and is a consultant to Oxford Analytica and Petroleum Policy Intelligence (PPI). Gerald Butt is the author of several books on the region, including:History in the Arab Skies: Aviation’s Impact on the Middle East (2011).