彭朝思，中国政治专家，欧盟代表团驻北京官员，曾任欧盟首席顾问直至2016年底，专注于中国政治及国内发展。 2017年，他回到北京担任英国大使馆顾问，负责中国共产党第十九次代表大会的报道。 他是英国皇家联合服务学院的高级研究员，同时也是下议院外交事务委员会中国问题的专家顾问。 他在中国有一家咨询公司中国墨水（China Ink），同时还是是中外对话的受托人。
Charles Parton, OBE, is a leading UK expert on the politics of China and was seconded to the EU Delegation in Beijing, where, as First Counsellor until late 2016, he focussed on Chinese politics and internal developments. In 2017 he returned to Beijing as Adviser to the British Embassy to cover the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th Congress. He is a Senior Associate Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute, and was a Specialist Adviser on China to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee for its recent China Inquiry. He runs his own advisory company on China, China Ink, and is a trustee of the environmental NGO Chinadialogue.