About the authors
Professor Kerry Brown is an associate fellow with the Asia-Pacific Programme at Chatham House, where he previously worked as a senior fellow and then head of the Asia Programme from 2006–12. He is also professor of Chinese studies and director of the Lau China Institute at King’s College London. From 2012 until 2015 he was professor of Chinese politics and director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. From 1998 to 2005 he worked at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He has a MA from the University of Cambridge, and a PhD from the University of Leeds.
Chloe Sageman is senior manager of the Asia-Pacific Programme at Chatham House, working on a range of projects relating mainly to East Asia. She has worked at Chatham House since 2011, and holds degrees from the University of Oxford and University College London.