Geng Yansheng is Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Charhar Institute in Beijing. He is Director of Research Society of Sun Tzu’s The Art of War. He is member of editorial board of Public Diplomacy Quarterly. He is Adjunct Professor at Training Institute of Communication University of China. He joined the PLA in 1977. In 1983 he graduated from PLA Institute of Communication Technology (now part of PLA University of Science and Technology) with a bachelor’s in computer science. He went to National University of Modern Languages in Pakistan for study and once received public relations training in University of Westminster and University of Washington. Since 1994 he had been working in Foreign Affairs Office, Ministry of Defense (MOD). In 2010 he was appointed Director of Information Bureau and Speaker of MOD. He retired in 2015.