Victor Gao is Director of China National Association of International Studies which is affiliated with the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. With extensive experience in foreign affairs, law and economics, Victor Gao has hold positions in both government and corporate organisations, including the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Secretariat. He is also Executive Director of Beijing Private Equity Association and Chairman of its International Committee. Victor Gao is a recognized expert on many aspects of China’s external relations. His writings have appeared in major national and international publications and he is a commentator of China Central Television.