Richard Spencer has been appointed Dubai correspondent for the Telegraph Media Group.
Spencer has been The Daily Telegraph’s Beijing correspondent for the past six years.
In his new role, Richard will have responsibility for the whole Gulf region.
Group Foreign Editor for TMG, Adrian Michaels, said: ‘Richard has been an outstanding Beijing correspondent. I am delighted to appoint him to this new role as the Telegraph continues to expand its international network and global reach.”
The Telegraph could not confirm where Spencer will be based in his new role.