Isabel Hilton is the former editor-in-chief of OpenDemocracy (left 2007). She is currently (2008) with Chinadialogue.com. She was formerly a BBC journalist. an expert in Chinese affairs, having gained an MA in Chinese, at Edinburgh University; scholarships at the Peking Languages Institute and Fudan University, Shanghai. She has also undertaken postgraduate work on 20th century Chinese literature at Edinburgh.
- Royal Institute of International Affairs
- British Association of China Scholars
- Latin America Bureau
- OpenDemocracy - former Executive Editor
- China Dialogue - Editor
- British American Project - Advisory Board