President, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies
Prof. and Dr. Chen Dongxiao is the President of the Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS). Dr. Chen got his Ph.D from Fudan University. Dr. Chen specializes in studies of the United Nations, China’s foreign policy, and China-U.S. relations. He has led numerous research projects commissioned by the Chinese National Foundation of Social Science Studies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, the Taiwan Affairs Office of State Council, and so on. Dr. Chen has published extensively on UN reform and China’s multilateral diplomacy. He is the chief editor of China Quarterly of International Strategic Studies (CQISS), a flagship English journal on China’s diplomacy published by SIIS and the World Scientific Publishing House (Singapore). He is also the adjunct professor of Shanghai International Studies University.
Dr. Chen is a high level adviser with the Independent Team of Advisers (ITA) for ECOSOC Dialogue on the longer-term positioning of the United Nations Development System (2016), a member of the ASEAN Regional Forum’s (ARF) Expert and Eminent Persons (EEP), senior adviser on economic diplomacy for China’s Foreign Ministry, and senior adviser with the International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai (IBLAC). He also holds the position of Vice Chair of the China National Association for International Relations.