Founder and President, Center for China and Globalization; Counselor, China State Council
Dr Huiyao (Henry) Wang is the founder and president of the Center for China and Globalization (CCG), the leading Chinese think tank that ranks among the top 100 think tanks in the world. China’s Premier appointed Dr Wang as a counselor of China State Council, China's cabinet. Dr Wang is vice chairman of the China Association for International Economic Cooperation Association of the Ministry of Commerce and chairman of China Global Talent Society which sits under the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. In addition, he is the dean of the Institute of Development Studies at China Southwestern University of Finance and Economics. He is also a vice chairman of China Western (Overseas) Returned Scholars Association. Besides, he sits on the Migration Advisory Board of International Organization of Migration (IOM) of the United Nations.
Dr Huiyao pursued his PhD studies in International Business at the University of Western Ontario and the University of Manchester. He was a senior fellow at Harvard Kennedy School and a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution. He has written and edited over 70 books in both Chinese and English on global trade, global governance, global migration, China outbound and inbound investment, Chinese diasporas and Chinese think tanks.