Caroline Courtauld is a writer, published photographer, and documentary film producer and researcher. Her publications include books on Burma, Hong Kong and China. From 1992 to 1997 she worked with Jonathan
Dimbleby and Francis Gerard on a BBC documentary project about Hong Kong in the period up to its transfer of sovereignty to China. Her involvement in a television documentary on the history of Hong Kong led to another book, The Hong Kong Story, which was published by Oxford University Press in June 1997.