Peter Salisbury is a non-resident fellow at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington. He is also a senior consulting researcher at Chatham House’s Middle East and North Africa Programme. The former energy editor of the Middle East Economic Digest, Salisbury has worked as a journalist and analyst focused on political economy issues in the MENA region since 2008. He writes regularly for The Economist, Financial Times, and Foreign Policy among other publications and has worked as a consultant to the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development, the United Nations, and the World Bank. Between 2011 and 2013, he worked closely with the Yemen Forum at Chatham House on a series of research projects on the political economy of Yemen, which led to the publication of the Chatham House report, “Yemen: Corruption, Capital Flight and Global Drivers of Conflict.” Salisbury holds an MSc in international politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London.