Professor David Fouquet is the Vice President of the Executive Board of CERIS (since 2016). He had a long career as a journalist covering foreign, security and economic relations for leading publications, such as The Washington Post, Newsweek and Janes Defence Weekly in Washington, London and Brussels. He then became a consultant for major international companies, lecturer and writer concentrating on European-Asian relations since the mid-1990s. He has been involved in EU-sponsored international projects, lectured and participated in conferences throughout Asia and Europe. He has written and contributed to books on NATO and Asia and written and presented papers on various subjects revolving around EU-Asia relations and China’s foreign and security relations and policy. Professor David Fouqyet is the director of the Asia-Europe Project. He also collaborates with a number of European and Asian think tanks, universities and media organisations.