FrancisGillespieFrancis Gillespie was heralded in the Arab press this week at the launch of her book Mammals of Qatar.

Pictured here with the Minister of Energy, Dr Mohd bin Saleh al-Sada, Francis is also the author of the eagerly-awaited Hidden in the Sands: Uncovering Qatar’s Pastwhich will be launched in Doha in May.