Professor ZHANG Lei is the Dean of School of WTO Research and Education at SIFT. He is one of the WTO Chair Holders selected by the WTO. He earned an LLM. In IP (WIPO-ILO-Turin University); a master's degree in international economics at East China Normal University (Shanghai) and doctoral degree in Industrial economics at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. He was once the visiting scholars at the Georgetown Law School, the WTO secretariat and University of Lausanne. He was appointed as one of the WIPO arbitrators in 2010. Prof. Zhang is a citizen of China.