Shujie Yao is head of school and professor of economics and Chinese sustainable development at the University of Nottingham. He is an expert on economic development in China and has published six research monographs and edited books as well as over 70 refereed journal articles. He is chief editor of the Social Science Edition of the Xi'an Jiaotong University Journal, and founding editor of the Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies.
Dylan Sutherland is a lecturer in the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Nottingham. His current research interests include the emergence, evolution and internationalisation of Chinese business groups.