I’m a freelance journalist focusing on the Sahel and North Africa. My new book ‘Africa’s New Oil; Power, Pipelines and Future Fortunes’ was published by Zed Books in April 2015. Former BBC correspondent in Chad and Mali and Editor on BBC Africa service news programmes, I’m now based in Casablanca, Morocco. Skills include writing news and long-form feature and analysis articles, radio and TV production, documentary maker, video and podcast production, risk analysis, journalism training, blogging, social media.