Sam Dunning serves as UKCT’s director and as a trustee. Over the past two years he has built up a reputation as one of the UK’s leading China-focused investigative journalists. His work is known for its impact.

Martin Village has a background in law, including human rights, and is an art dealer and publisher.

Sir Bernard Silverman has had a distinguished career in academia and the civil service, formerly serving as Chief Scientific Advisor to the Home Office. He has a particular interest in the study of modern slavery.  

Andrew Robinson read Natural Sciences at Cambridge. He has spent 50 years managing international manufacturing businesses, his work leading him to travel widely in China. Before retiring, using UK technology, he built up the world’s largest manufacturer of cinema screens.

All three of our founding trustees and Andrew, who joined in February 2024, are alumni of Jesus College, Cambridge, united by shared concerns about the university’s ties with China and the CCP.


UK-China Transparency is a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO) regulated by the Charity Commission, with charity number 1201902. Its page on the Register of Charities can be found here.