The charts are the work of Michael Field, who has been involved in the Middle East for the last 50 years.
In the 1970s and 1980s he worked in the region as a journalist for the Financial Times.
He now has his own consultancy business working for companies investing in or trading with the region.
He is the author of six books.
• A Hundred Million Dollars a Day
pub. Sidgwick & Jackson (1975)
• The Merchants – The Big Business Families of Arabia
pub. in UK by John Murray (1984), in USA by Overlook (1986)
• Inside the Arab World
pub. in UK by John Murray (1994), in USA by Harvard University Press (1995)
• Ahmed Juffali – A Life in Business
pub. in UK by Profile Books (2011)
• From Unayzah to Wall Street – The story of Suliman Saleh Olayan
pub. in UK by John Murray (2000)
• The Afghanistan File – ghost written for Prince Turki AlFaisal Al-Saud
pub. in UK by Arabian Publishing (2021)
The design, print and delivery logistics of these charts are managed by David Marshall
David has worked with Michael since this business was conceived in early 2000s and is based in the UK. He helps keep abreast of the latest news and changes within these charts and frequently updates their content, whilst ensuring they look great. email@example.com
Mylène is now based in Paris. She was born and raised in the UAE where she spent most of her life, and learnt Arabic as part of her education . She has worked as a researcher and analyst for a number of institutes and consulting firms in the Middle East, and she has been involved with the Arab charts since 2018. She does research for the charts and supports Michael’s marketing efforts in Europe and in the Middle East. firstname.lastname@example.org