S. Wallace CHENG
Dr. Shuaihua 'Wallace' CHENG is the Managing Director of ICTSD China. Currently, he co-manages WTO Post-Nairobi Programme and China, G20 and Global Economic Governance, New Industrial Policy Group, the E15 Initiative in partnership with the World Economic Forum. Dr Cheng is also Adjunct Professor at the University of International Business and Economics (Beijing), Associate Editor of Advances in Climate Change Research Journal of China National Climate Change Centre (Beijing), Member of Asia Society's Asia 21 Advisory Committee (New York), and Member of the Evian Group Working Group on Trade (Lausanne). Before joining ICTSD, Dr. Cheng was an economist at the Shanghai Municipal Government Development Research Centre and Board Secretary of the Shanghai WTO Affairs Consultation Center.
Dr Cheng is Yale World Fellow (2015), Asia 21 Young Leader (2007), British Chevening Scholar (2005), Salzburg Seminar Fellow (2000). He has written widely on issues related to Chinese economy, global trade, environment, development and the role of emerging countries in global economic governance for both policy and academic audiences.
Dr. Cheng has MSc in Comparative Public Policy at the University of Oxford, and PhD in International Political Economy at Fudan University. He is a citizen of China.