Speaker’s bio: Colonel Li-Chiang Yuan is currently serving as an assistant director (Defence Attache) at the Taipei Representative Office in the UK. He taught at Taiwan’s National Defense University as an assistant professor before coming to UK. Colonel Yuan has a diversified military and academic background as he graduated from ROC Air Force Academy, received a MSc in transportation from Iowa State University and a MA from National Chengchi University in Taiwan. In 2013, he completed his PhD in War Studies from King’s College London. Throughout his military career, he served as instructor, squadron commander, translation officer, staff officer in the Air Force Academy, Ministry of National Defense, Air Combat Command, Combined Logistics Command and National Defense University.