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Jonathan Fenby

Jonathan Fenby

Chairman, China team, Managing Director, European Political Research, Trusted Sources


Jonathan Fenby is Chairman of China Research and Managing Director, European Political Research at the research service TS Lombard. He has written nine books on China and ten on other subjects. His most recent publication on the PRC is Will China Dominate the 21st century? He is also the author of the Penguin History of Modern China, Tiger Head, Snake Tails: China Today and Generalissimo, a biography of Chiang Kai-shek.

As a journalist, he held senior editorial positions at Reuters, The Economist, The Independent, and the Guardian and edited the Observer and the South China Morning Post. He has written for a wide variety of media and broadcasts regularly. He is on the board of trustees of China Dialogue, an associate at the London School of Economics (LSE) and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at London University. He is a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) and a knight of both the French Legion d’honneur and the French Order of Merit.