In today’s China, there are few to hold the president to account.
Rowan Callick is an Industry Fellow at Griffith University’s Asia Institute and a columnist for The Australian. He grew up in England, graduating with a BA Honors from Exeter University, and worked for a daily newspaper before moving to Papua New Guinea, becoming general manager of a locally owned publishing, printing and retail group. In 1987 he moved to Australia, working for almost 20 years for The Australian Financial Review including as Hong Kong-based China Correspondent and as Asia Pacific Editor. He worked for The Australian from 2006 to 2018, including two postings to Beijing as China Correspondent, and as Asia Pacific Editor.