Robert Jones and his family have lived in Dubai since 2007 and he has since travelled extensively around the region. He is head of content development for MEED, a leading business intelligence service covering major Middle East infrastructu…re projects and economies. Previously, he was editorial director at Middle East daily business news site AMEinfo.com, a stablemate of MEED. Prior to leaving the UK he was the editor of several IT titles, including Personal Computer World, Network News and the VNU news service. During his career in IT journalism, he also worked for Computing, Business & Technology and Dec Computing. A qualified electronics engineer (too many years ago), he quit the profession to study photography before moving into journalism.