Rowan Callick is an author, columnist, and Industry Fellow at Griffith University’s Asia Institute. He has three times worked as a China Correspondent, once for The Australian Financial Review and twice for The Australian, completing his last posting in April 2018 before returning to Melbourne. He has written three books on contemporary Chinese subjects, published in both English and Chinese. He has won two Walkley Awards for coverage of China, and has won the Graham Perkin Award for Australian Journalist of the Year. He was a member of the Foreign Minister’s Advisory Council. He is a member of the advisory board of La Trobe University’s China Studies Centre. He has been appointed an honorary fellow of the Australian Institute of International Affairs. He was awarded the OBE in 2015 for services to journalism and journalist training in Papua New Guinea. He is a BA Honours graduate of the University of Exeter, England.