Susan Evans holds an MA in Chinese from the University of
Edinburgh and a postgraduate MA in International Relations from the University
of Nottingham, specialising in China’s foreign policy and soft power. She has
spent time living in Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Hong Kong and Taiping, a sleepy
town in Malaysia. She has analysed trends in Chinese politics, economy and
industry for the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London and the
Economist Intelligence Unit in Hong Kong. Susan is now a freelance analyst
based in Edinburgh.