World Leaders – Part 3

On our third instalment of our landmark World Leaders series, we speak with Michael Vatikiotis, an Asian-based writer, journalist, and private diplomat who talks about Asia’s rising power as a result of their handling of COVID-19.. 

Vatikiotis was previously editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review and a correspondent for the Hong Kong-based news magazine for 16 years. He currently lives in Singapore and is the Asia Regional Director of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, a Geneva-based private foundation that facilitates dialogue to resolve armed conflicts. In addition to his novels, Vatikiotis regularly writes opinion pieces for international and regional newspapers and is a regular contributor to Al Jazeera and the BBC.

Vatikiotis offers an unique perspective on how the COVID-19 pandemic will move Asia up on the world stage and give the region more influence and power going forward.

Take Your Seat

Take Your Seat is an innovative photographic project conceived by Randy VanDerStarren, an advertising executive turned financial services industry consultant, turned photographer. With a degree ...