Yu Xi is Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Charhar Institute in Beijing. He is Counsellor of Wuhan Municipal Government, senior journalist and Director of an International Cultural Exchange Studio named after himself which is affiliated to Changjiang Daily Group. He is also Distinguished Director of National Council of Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, member of China Public Diplomacy Association and Chinese Writers Association. He was awarded Honorary Member of Cuba José Martí Cultural Association. He has been contributing to world peace and development by visiting over 60 countries, interviewing statesmen and celebrities, orgainizing 37 personal photo exhibitions and giving hundreds of speeches. He also produced thousands of articles. He gained the reputation as the “Modern Marco Polo” as his achievement in enhancing public diplomacy has been recognized within and outside China.