Liu Hong is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Charhar Institute in Beijing. He is Professor of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is a Visiting Professor of Yangtze River Scholar of Ministry of Education. He is a member of Expert Consultation Committee of Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council. From 2006 to 2010, he was appointed Director of Center for Chinese Studies and Confucius Institute, Manchester University. He has issued 20 Books in Chinese, English and Indonesian. He has also published more than 100 academic articles in Chinese, English, Japanese and Dutch. His research mainly focuses on China and globalization, international personal policy, strategies and tactics of public diplomacy and business network of overseas Chinese.