Oliver Ait has worked in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications as advisor for Asian affairs and has managed a fund that invests in Arab countries. He currently works at the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute as Asian region researcher.
Anneli Alekand is a legal researcher who has taken additional courses in Asian cultural studies. Main areas of interest are India and South-East Asia.
Eiki Berg is a Professor of International Relations at the University of Tartu. His research on East and Southeast Asia focuses on cross-strait relations between mainland China and Taiwan.
Karin is a senior researcher in Southeast Asian political geography at School of Humanities, Tallinn University. Key words of her research are borders and borderlands, geopolitics, power, ethnic minorities, territoriality, mobilities.
Wolfgang is Professor and Chair of Governance at Tallinn University of Technology. His main areas of interests are public administration, and regional interests include ASEAN countries and China.
Pawan is a lecturer at Tallinn University of Technology, teaching intellectual property law. He has practiced law for nine years in the Bombay High Court, and is a registered Patent Attorney in India.
Peeter Espak (PhD) is a Senior Research Fellow of Comparative Religion/Oriental Studies in School of Theology and Religious Studies at University of Tartu. He is also the Vice President of the Estonian Oriental Society.
Helen Geršman is a lecturer of Middle Eastern Studies at Tallinn University. In her research, she focuses on Arabic language and literature and derived from that also on classical Arabic rhetoric.