Adrian Raftery has worked for NGOs and in China’s private sector for a number of years as a consultant. In these capacities, he has undertaken policy analysis and market research for both Australian and Chinese clients in the following sectors: energy, metals commodities, agriculture, China’s foreign aid, foreign direct investment, state-owned enterprise and financial reform.
Adrian’s academic background is in Chinese History. The University of Queensland awarded him Honours I and a prize for the University’s best thesis in Asian History for his research on European perceptions of late Qing China. He is currently undertaking a Masters of Public Policy at the Australian National University.
He has been published in The Diplomat and China Policy Institute: Analysis.