Former Chinese President Hu Jintao, center, speaks to Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, as he is unexpectedly escorted out of the main hall during the closing session of the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022.


Andrea Verdelli

Andrea Verdelli (b. 1985) is a photo and video journalist from Italy, based in Beijing, China. He mainly shoots news, editorials, and portraits. His personal work often focuses on social issues, political issues and youth in the Far East and in Greater China especially. He was awarded a Masters in Multimedia and Visual Journalism from the University of Bolton (UK) at Beijing Foreign Studies University (China) in 2017. He received a Masters in Management Engineering and Finance at Politecnico di Milano (Italy) in 2009. He speaks Italian, English and Mandarin Chinese.

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