REN Shaobo Meets with Han Seung-soo, Chairman of ZIBS International Advisory Board


On November 16, REN Shaobo, Chairman of the University Council, met with Han Seung-soo, Chairman of ZIBS International Advisory Board, and members of the Board. Also attending were FU Qiang, Vice Chairman of the University Council; BEN Shenglin, Dean of ZIBS; LI Hanying, Dean of International Campus ZJU; and QU Lijuan, Vice Dean of International Campus.

REN Shaobo welcomed Han Seung-soo and the Board members to visit ZIBS on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of its founding, and thanked the members for their continuous support of ZIBS and the International Campus. He affirmed the work of ZIBS in the past five years, especially the progress made in the internationalization of business studies and international student education. REN also put forward new expectations for the construction of a ZIBS internationalization team and the expansion of a globalization network. He hoped that the International Advisory Board (IAB) would play a more important role in the internationalization and expansion of ZIBS.

The members of ZIBS IAB made speeches, congratulating ZIBS on its progress and achievements in the past five years, and expressed their admiration for the results achieved by Zhejiang University in the process of building a world-class university. They said that they would continue to fulfill their duties as IAB members and contribute to the building of a more international and influential brand of ZIBS.

On the morning of that day, the second meeting of the ZIBS IAB was held. In the afternoon, its members held a series of meetings at the ZIBS Global Leaders Forum.

About ZIBS International Advisory Board (IAB)

As an important linkage between ZIBS and the world, and an important platform for dialogue with global leaders in business, academia, and government, the ZIBS International Advisory Board aims to further cultivate ZIBS interdisciplinarity, strengthen business insight, connect global resources, and enhance ZIBS’ international impact. IAB's mission is to share global vision while promoting academic research and reimagining business education, and to help cultivate internationally competitive talents by providing guidance and advice to ZIBS leadership. Comprised of distinguished individuals who have achieved excellence in their respective fields and are committed to promoting international cooperation and education, IAB's purpose in their biannual meetings is to provide critical advice to the school on a wide spectrum of issues concerning ZIBS’ strategic growth. It will also deliver its insights regarding public relation issues, such as global reputation and international visibility. 


Han Seung-soo   Former Prime Minister of Republic of Korea (2008-2009) ;Former President of the 56th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (2001-2002)


Yaseen Anwar   Former Governor of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)

Anita Bhatia  The United Nations’ Former Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director for UN Women

Geoffrey Garrett  Dean of the USC Marshall School of Business

Gregory Guyett  CEO of Global Banking & Markets,HSBC

HUA Jingdong  Vice-Chair of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)

JING Xiandong  Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ant Group

Sérgio Rial  Chairman and Director of large public companies in the United States and Brazil

Muhammad Yunus  Chairman of the Yunus Centre; The 2006 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize


Article: QU Haidog, JIANG Ripeng
Photograph: XU Kaijie
Editing: LI Yinan
Editing in charge: XUE Qian
Reviewer: WU Fengbin
Translation: LIU Shuaiyin
English Editing: Ryan Flanagan