Paul G. Clifford

Nonresident Senior Fellow AY2023-2024

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Dr. Paul G. Clifford has recently published a book on China’s forty years of reforms, The China Paradox – At the Front Line of Economic Transformation. He is currently writing a book about Chinese business and Africa.

He has worked in China as a corporate banker, strategy consultant and with a global high technology firm. He has advised both Chinese state-owned and private enterprises as well as multinational firms in China across a wide range of sectors. He has also consulted elsewhere in Asia and in Africa and Latin America.

He studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, where he received a Ph.D. in modern Chinese history, and at Peking University. He has taught at universities in Mexico and London and has been published on Chinese history and business.