Biography of Professor Cheng Siwei

Professor Cheng Siwei is the Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China, and Dean of the School of Management of the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is also the President of the Association of the Chinese Soft Science Research, the Chairman of the editorial board of Management Review and chief editor of a number of academic journals. Professor Cheng is Honorary Professor of the Faculty of Business Administration of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Professor Cheng was an academic advisor to the World Bank and the director of the Department of Management Sciences of the National Natural Science Foundation of China. He has published 28 academic books in China and Europe, and over 120 articles in prestigious academic journals. His academic thoughts and views have extensive influence on academia and in the professions. For instance, his "three foundations, three levels, three areas" has become an important strategy for the development of management sciences in China. He has led and promoted the research and development of complex science, virtual economy and venture capital investment, with profound impact on the mainland and beyond.