Benedict Rogers is a human rights activist specializing in Asia, particularly China, Hong Kong, Myanmar and North Korea. He is the co-founder and Chief Executive of Hong Kong Watch, Senior Analyst for East Asia at the international human rights organisation CSW, co-founder and Deputy Chair of the UK Conservative Party Human

Rights Commission, a member of the advisory group of the Inter- Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC), an advisor to the Stop Uyghur Genocide Campaign, and has served on the boards of several other charities. He is the author of seven books, including The China Nexus: Thirty Years In and Around the Chinese Communist Party’s Tyranny (Optimum Publishing International, October 2022). Mr Rogers is a regular contributor to international media, including The Wall Street Journal, The Daily Telegraph, The Spectator, Foreign Policy and The Diplomat, has testified previously before the US Congress, the European Parliament and the UK Parliament and is a regular speaker at conferences and in the media around the world. He is the recipient of the International Religious Freedom (IRF) Summit’s award for Champion of Effective Advocacy, and the International Catholic Legislators Network (ICLN)’s St Thomas More Award for advocacy for freedom of religion or belief.