James Chau


James Chau is an international broadcaster and Host of The China Current. He has earned a special reputation for his interviews with leaders in politics, science, and health, including Nobel Peace Prize laureates Jimmy Carter, Kofi Annan, and Muhammad Yunus. He has also interviewed Winnie Mandela, Christine Lagarde, Jane Goodall, Paul Kagame, Elton John, and Arianna Huffington, among others. He hosts The China Current, a multimedia platform launched in 2019 that explores the relationship between humanity and our shared global future. Since its launch, The China Current has had more than 150 million lifetime views and is followed online by over 700,000 people worldwide. In 2015, James was selected by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader. In 2016, he was appointed World Health Organization Goodwill Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals and Health. He previously served as UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador. He has chaired and moderated international events led by Bill Gates, Angela Merkel, Jack Ma, Justin Trudeau, and Laura Bush. Born in London, James studied at the Royal Academy of Music, graduated from Cambridge University, and attended the Harvard Kennedy School on an executive education program.