Jasper Becker is a frequent speaker on Chinese affairs and runs the Legend Strategic Consultancy Ltd.  He has been writing on Asia for 25 years and is the author of  seven books.  Jasper Becker spent 18 years reporting from Beijing and worked as a correspondent in Brussels, Geneva and  Frankfurt. He is currently writing a book 'The Root of all Evils' about mankind's recent efforts to abolish money and why it can't be done.