Matt Schrader is the Editor-in-Chief of the China Brief at The Jamestown Foundation. In addition to his position at Jamestown, he is also an analyst at The Crumpton Group, a business intelligence and strategic analysis firm. He worked for nine years in Beijing in banking, PR, and social enterprise. Mr. Schrader is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Asian Studies at Georgetown University, and holds B.A. degrees in international affairs and economics from The George Washington University. He is fluent in Mandarin. You can follow him on Twitter @tombschrader.
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