Research by the Asia Programme, led by Dr John Nilsson-Wright, is focused on the key political, economic and social developments affecting Asia.

The Asia Programme at Chatham House undertakes original research, in partnership with institutions and specialists in the region, on the key political, economic and security issues affecting Asia. The work is interdisciplinary, has a strong policy focus and aims to stimulate understanding of the issues raised by the rise of Asia. Through its convening power and range of prestigious speakers, the programme addresses some of the most fundamental questions facing Asia and the world today.