Dr. He Maochun is full professor and since January 2005 has served as director of the Research Center for Economic Diplomacy Studies at the Tsinghua University Institute of International Studies. Dr. He is also the deputy president of the WTO Research Center of the China Law Society. He is a senior adviser for many Chinese governmental and economic organizations. He is a member of the Central Committee of the China Democratic League (CDL) and Vice Chairman of the Economic Commission of the CDL.


He Maochun graduated from Wuhan College of Navigation (1980), Guangzhou Institute of Foreign Languages (B.A., 1986), International Politics Department of Renmin University (second B.A., 1988), the Institute of Science of Law of Renmin University (Ph.D., 1999), and the Chinese Academy of Social Science (postdoctoral researcher, 2002).


Dr. He worked for the Ministry of Commerce starting in 1992, where he was the director of the Department for Legal Studies in the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation. From 1997-2002, he was the chief editor of the "White Paper on Foreign Trade and Economic Relations".


Dr. He is the author of General History on China's Diplomacy , China's Promises to WTO and the New Round of Reform , Comparative Studies on Trade Laws and more than ten other books on law, economy, international affairs and the WTO; he has also translated into Chinese six books including New Elites and Megatrends 2000 .