The Asia Programme seeks support from organizations which recognize the importance of independent and rigorously objective policy-focused research which will further understanding of economic and political developments in Asia.

The programme funds its activities through a combination of project grants from international organizations, government departments and private foundations; event sponsorship; fellowship support; and discretionary donations from corporate sponsors.

All research programmes and staff adhere to the Chatham House Principles for Independent Research and Convening.  For further information on Chatham House’s overall funding, please visit the Our Funding pages.

Current Supporters

The Asia Programme would like to thank the following organizations for their current support of our work:

  • Chevron
  • Credit Suisse
  • Daiwa Institute of Research
  • ExxonMobil
  • Foreign And Commonwealth Office, UK
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation
  • Huawei Technologies 
  • JoongAng Ilbo
  • Konrad Adenauer Stiftung
  • Korea Foundation
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
  • Nippon Foundation
  • Olayan Group
  • Shell
  • Statoil
  • World Bank


For more information on any aspect of our work, please contact Chloe Sageman, Manager, Asia Programme