Alicja Bachulska is works as a China analyst at the Asia Research Centre War Studies University in Warsaw Poland where she focuses in Chinese foreign policy and Beijings relations with Central and Eastern Europe. She is also a project coordinator for Poland at ChinfluenCE and a member of CHOICE (China Observers in Central and Eastern Europe) a network for monitoring and evaluating the rising influence of China in the region. Alicja is also a PhD candidate at the Polish Academy of Sciences Graduate School for Social Research (GSSR). She holds a M.A. in International Politics (Chinese Politics and Diplomacy) from Fudan University (Shanghai PRC) and a B.A. in Chinese and Development Studies from School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London.