Chen Fei is an Adjunct Fellow at the Charhar Institute in Beijing. He is a Lecturer and Master Tutor in School of Politics and International Studies, Central China Normal University. He previously held the posts of Deputy Director of Institute of International Studies and deputy dean of Department of Politics in Zhongnan University of Economics and Law. His research mainly focuses on protection of overseas interests and Belt & Road Initiative. He has issued many professional academic articles in various journals which are CSSCI source journals. He received his BA in international relations from Wuhan University. He obtained his Ph.D. in international politics from Central China Normal University.