Honorary Chair of the International Advisory Committee of the Charhar Institute
Zhao Qizheng is the Honorary Chair of the International Advisory Committee. He is Dean of School of Journalism and Communication of Renmin University of China and Director of the Institute of Binhai Development of Nankai University.
Dr. Han Fangming is the Founding Chairman of the Charhar Institute. He has served in four consecutive terms on the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee, China’s top political advisory body. Since 2008, he has served in three consecutive terms as Vice Chairman of the Committee of Foreign Affairs of the CPPCC National Committee and has proposed many policy recommendations. A successful international businessman, Dr. Han is the trustee of four large central state-owned enterprises and one public company. He is a renowned international relations expert and Vice Chairman of the China Society for International Relations, a leading professional organization in the country.
Co-Chair of the International Advisory Committee
Dr. Han Fangming
Lv Fengding is the Co-Chair of the International Advisory Committee. He is Member of the Foreign Policy Advisory Group of the Chinese Foreign Ministry. Previously, he served as Vice Director of the Office of the Central Leading Group for Foreign Affairs (vice-ministerial level). Prior to that, he was Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria and Sweden.
Secretary General of the International Advisory Committee
Huang Youyi is the Secretary General of the International Advisory Committee of the Charhar Institute. He is also Executive Vice President of Translators Association of China. A top English language expert and translator in China, he is a chief translator of Xi Jinping: The Governance of China Volume I & II. He was elected First Vice-President of the International Federation of Translators，2008. From 1993 to 2013, he worked for China Foreign Languages Publishing Administration as its Deputy Director-general.
Charhar Secretary General
Ambassador Li Qiangmin, Secretary General of The Charhar Institute since February 2020He was Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Houston from May 2014 to July 2019. In previous diplomatic postings, he served as Special Envoy to the China-Pacific Islands Forum Dialogue, Chinese Ambassador to the Republic of Zambia, Chinese Ambassador to the Republic of Uganda, and Counselor of the Chinese Embassy in the State of Israel. He also served as Deputy Director-General of the Department of African Affairs of Chinese Foreign Ministry.
Charhar Management Staff
Zhou Hucheng, Executive Deputy Secretary General
Zhang Zhongyi, Deputy Secretary General
Ma Wensheng, Deputy Secretary General
Chen Hongqiang, Deputy Secretary General
Han Liyong, Assistant Secretary General