WANG Yiwei, professor of the School of International Studies, director of the Institute of International Affairs and director of the Center for EU Studies at Renmin University of China. He is also director of the China-Europe Academic Network (CEAN) and senior research fellow of the Charhar Institute. He was formerly distinguished professor of Tongji University (2011-2012), diplomat at the Chinese Mission to the European Union (2008-2011) and professor of the Center for American Studies at Fudan University (2001-2008), Korea Foundation Distinguished Visiting Professor of Yonsei University (2005) and Fox Fellow of Yale University (2000-2001). He has published more than 170 academic articles in Social Sciences in China, The Annals of American Academy of Political and Social Science etc. 15 books including the recent One Belt and One Road: Opportunities and Challenges, Haishang: Revelations of European Civilization (both in Chinese and English) and China NATO Studies Series, 600 commentaries at Project Syndicate, Europe’s World, People’s Daily etc. He attended over 200 forums and conferences, such as the Shangri-La Dialogue, Boao Asia Forum, Wilton Park conference, Stockholm China Forum and the Berlin Diplomatic Forum. He was interviewed by the BBC, FT, CCTV and other medias more than 400 times.