INDSR’s Chairman Huoh Shoou-Yeh (霍守業) is a four-star General and a strategic advisor to the Office of the President, R.O.C. He was Chief of General Staff for Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense from May 2007 to 2009. Mr Huoh has served as a Vice Defense Minister and the commander of the Army Command Headquarters in his more than five decades of distinguished military service.

INDSR’s Chief Executive Officer Cheng-Yi Lin (林正義) is a well-known scholar on Taiwan-China affairs and was Taiwan’s Deputy Minister of the Mainland Affairs Council, R.O.C., from May 2016 to April 2018. Between 1988-2003, Mr Lin was a research fellow, deputy director and director at Academia Sinica, a prominent research institution in Taiwan, before becoming director of the Institute of International Relations at National Chengchi University between 2004-2005.