Peter Gordon is editor of the Asian Review of Books, publisher at Chameleon Press, co-founder of e-commerce firm Paddyfield.com and a regular contributor to such periodical as the South China Morning Post, Caixin and The Diplomat. He was instrumental in the development of both the Hong Kong Kong International Literary Festival and the Man Asian Literary Prize.

Juan José Morales is a former President of the Spanish Chamber of Hong Kong and well-known as a writer and speaker on Asian and Iberian history, arts a culture. He has a Master of International and Public Affairs from the University of Hong Kong and has also studied international relations at Peking University. His writing has appeared in Caixin, China Daily, The Diplomat and The Jakarta Globe.