Peter Richardson Associate Director

Peter is an Asia specialist who has spent 12 years studying and working in China.  For 6 years he was at the Ministry of Defence and Foreign Office as a researcher and senior policy officer in counter-terror and East Asia-oriented roles.

During this period he helped shape the UK’s response to changing geopolitical dynamics in East Asia, including the rise of China. After a stint at the Risk Advisory Group, he joined Audere International in November 2020.

Peter studied Chinese at Peterhouse, Cambridge and Peking University, graduating in 2014 with an award-winning Double First. He is fluent in Mandarin.