Alicia Fawcett is a China analyst with expertise in US-China trade and cyber issues. Her professional experience includes U.S. Department of State, Cybersecurity firms, The National Bureau of Asian Research, the International Crisis Group, International Media, and the United Nations. She has studied and worked in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Economics in Prague in International Economic Relations and two bachelor degrees in Economics and International Studies with China from the University of Northern Colorado. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and speaks German, Italian, Spanish and basic Czech. Her writing and original ideas have been published across Europe, with Asia-focused think tanks, universities, and in the D.C. based academic journal, The Washington Journal on Modern China.