Graduate, China Military Institute of Tech. and Zhejiang Univ.; AMP, Harvard; Master's (Hons), Urban Planning, Graduate School of Design, Harvard. Former: Research Fellow, Harvard Business School; positions with Panda Electronics Group, Nanjing and Co-Founder then Executive Managing Director, Nanjing Jinling Corporation. 1989-97, Mayor, Suzhou. 2000-09: Vice-Minister of Education; Deputy Director, National Tourism Administration; Chairman, Chinese National Commission for UNESCO; President, China Scholarship Council. Since 2009, President, China Education Assoc. for Int'l Exchange. Recipient of honours.