Hugo de Burgh has the Walt Disney Chair in Global Media and Communications, Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University. He is Director of the China Media Centre, London, which he founded in January 2005. He earlier ran the Centre for Media Research at Goldsmith's College and the Fudan-Nottingham Chinese Media Project.
He is Founder and Honorary Chairman of Europe’s first dual-language English Chinese School, Kensington Wade. His expertise ranges through international media and investigative journalism, China's culture industries and policy.