Peter Gordon is editor of the Asian Review of Books, a regular contributor to such periodicals as the South China Morning Post, Nikkei Asian Review, Caixin and The Diplomat.

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.