Orhan Gafarli is a PhD candidate in International Relations at Ankara University, who specializes in Russian Foreign Policy. He is also a Visiting Fellow in the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Center at Harvard University (2017–2018) and currently works with the Ankara Policy Center in Turkey.
Dickson Yeo is a bilingual (Chinese Mandarin and English) International Relations (IR) and Energy Risk analysis professional whom has accumulated a decade of experience in processing complex geo-political and market entry issues for the Singapore government, the National University of Singapore (NUS) under the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) and the Energy Studies Institute (ESI) of Singapore.
He actively engages in IR fieldwork in Beijing with Peking University and shuttle between Singapore and China. As a South East Asian affairs professional and linking up China with maritime ASEAN through various private overtures.
Navjot is a British journalist, author and an expert digital content marketer / business leader. A former award-winning electronic engineer, Navjot has gone on to author and publish three successful travel books about China, a country he is an expert about and has lived and worked in for over 12 years. His rich work experience also includes extended periods living and working in a variety of international markets.
Originally from Belgium I´m actually a real product of China. Arrived in China in 2004 at age 24 I I never really worked outside China. I speak Chinese fluently, married to a Chinese. The real China is my habitat.
Although I work as CEO Asia Pacific for a German multinational, I am also an entrepreneur at heart. I am convinced China is a global game changer. I feel China is just getting started...
Michael P. Toothman
Michael P. Toothman is a Los Angeles-based speaker, educator, Sinophile, and expert on Leadership, Communication, and Project Management. He teaches for the University of California, Riverside and has mentored and trained over 3,500 leaders from over 1,000 companies in 25 countries.
Jonathan Rechtman is a Chinese-English conference interpreter, entrepreneur, writer and public speaker. Based in China for over a decade, he has interpreted for multiple presidents and prime ministers, Fortune 500 CEOs, Hollywood stars, Nobel prize winners, and a princess. He is the co-founder at Cadence Translate, an on-demand translation solution for multinational corporates and investors.
Markus M. Hoffmann
Markus M. Hoffmann is an influencer & expert on Industrial Business Development between China & Germany.
Eric Biegon is a news reporter with the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
Rabi Sankar Bosu
Rabi Sankar Bosu is a freelance contributor to China Radio International’s Opinion-Editorial column, strongly interested in Chinese politics, social and cultural issues and on India-China relations with special focus on the Belt and Road Initiative.
Wadeisor Rukato graduated from Peking University's Yenching Academy in 2017 with an MA in China Studies. Her research focuses on the relationship between African States and China. She is the co-founder of an online platform that explores stories on Africa, China and China’s engagement with African countries called 'From Africa to China'. She is currently based in Johannesburg and is the regional hub coordinator for the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) African office."
Rebecca Arcesati is Chinese Government Scholar at Yenching Academy of Peking University. In Beijing, she is also pursuing a three-month research assistantship at UN Women China, and is an Associate at the intellectual and discussion hub ThinkIN China. Rebecca holds a BA in Cross-Cultural Communication and an MA in International Affairs, both focused on China. Her interests range from Chinese foreign policy and Sino-EU relations to China’s domestic politics and society.
Homeric de Sarthe
Homeric de Sarthe is a self-starter, entrepreneur & intrapreneur, currently working as head of sales for an augmented reality startup in Paris. Due to his 7 years in China (Shanghai and Shenzhen) and because he is fully proficient in Mandarin, English and French. Homeric regularly answer requests for European companies to discover the South China ecosystem. He holds a solid experience in China and Europe across several industries, including startups, cross border investments, international trade, product development and consulting.