Ruji Auethavornpipat is a Lecturer in the Department of International Relations, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, Australian National University. His research focuses on norm contestation, migrant worker rights and human trafficking. He is researching civil society activism as part of the ‘Supporting the Rules-Based Order in Southeast Asia – Phase 2 (SEARBO2)’ project, funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Kriangsak Teerakowitkajorn is the founder of Just Economy and Labor Institute. Holding a PhD in Labour Geographies at Syracuse University, Kriangsak is social justice activist, researcher and writer, who works extensively with labour movements in Thailand and Southeast Asia. Kriangsak is currently also an external research consultant for the ILO on sustainable supply chains in automobile and auto-parts in Thailand.