Isabel Hilton OBE is a writer, broadcaster and editor with extensive experience in international journalism. Her work has been published in wide range of international media, including the New Yorker, LA Times, New York Times, Financial Times, Sunday Times, Telegraph, Time, Granta, Lettres Internationale, the Guardian,The Independent etc. Her other work includes radio and television documentaries, long form journalism and books. Currently primarily focused on China with particular emphasis on climate change and environmental issues. She has also reported from Latin America, South and East Asia, Europe and Africa.
In 2006, she founded chinadialogue, a fully bilingual website devoted to fostering cross cultural discussion of global issues, including environment and climate change, energy, environmental law, rights etc, for which she was appointed OBE in 2009.
Her other activities include: Institute for Human Rights in Business (trustee), Freeword (trustee), GE Citizenship Programme Advisory Panel (member), OSI Fellowship Panel (member) Bureau of Investigative Journalism, (advisory board) and many public appearances, lectures, keynotes and panel discussions.