Matthew Henderson

Matthew Henderson is a James Cook Associate Fellow in Indo-Pacific Geopolitics at the Council on Geostrategy. He studied China at the universities of Cambridge, Peking and Oxford, before serving as a diplomat with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) for nearly 30 years, much of this time focusing on China and East Asia in close co-operation with the Five Eyes and other aligned partners. Since leaving the FCO he has worked for a security consultancy and a think-tank, and as an independent consultant.

13 October 2021

Taiwan’s strategic significance to Britain

By Matthew Henderson
3 May 2021

The genocide in Xinjiang cannot be overlooked

By Matthew Henderson
18 June 2021

How the Chinese Communist Party ‘positions’ the United Kingdom

By Matthew Henderson