Liang Guoyong is an Economic Affairs Officer at the Investment and Enterprise Division of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). He has been one of main authors of the annual World Investment Report since 2005. Liang holds a Ph.D. in International Business from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Before his "Journey to the West", Guoyong Liang taught at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics from 1998 to 2001. He has managerial experience in China's financial and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) sectors.