Gao Yang is an Adjunct Fellow of the Charhar Institute in Beijing. He is a Senior Fellow at Pangoal Institution. He is a Fellow at China Center for Contemporary World Studies, International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. His major focus is on great power relations, belt and road initiative and South Pacific region. His articles are published on renowned media like CGTN and Global Times and are quoted by various other media agencies. He acquired bachelor's degree in arts from Shanghai Maritime University. He gained master's degree from London Diplomatic Academy and Rinmin University of China. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate of Regional Economy at Jilin University.