Dr. Tamas Matura is the Founder of the Central and Eastern European Center for Asian Studies. He has been working on Asia for a decade, started his career as a research fellow of the Hungarian Institute of International Affairs. He used to serve as an adviser on China to the Minister of National Economy, as an editor of the China Strategy of Hungary, and as an author of the BRICS Strategy of Hungary. Right now, he is a permanent Assistant Professor of Corvinus University of Budapest, a lecturer of ESSCA School of Management Angers-Paris-Budapest-Shanghai and a founding member of the European Think Tank Network on China. Dr. Matura has been serving as an Academic Advisor of Research Center of United Nations and International Organizations of Beijing Foreign Studies University since 2018.