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About SASS
Leadership

ZHANG Daogen (张道根), President

ZHANG Daogen, born in July of 1957, is a research professor and doctoral supervisor. He graduated with a Master’s degree from Economic Department of Nanjing University and then with a doctoral degree from SASS. Currently he is President of SASS, President and Chief Expert of SASS National Top Think Tank Council. 

He successively served as Director of Market Economy Department in Institute of Economics of SASS; Deputy Director of DENG Xiaoping’s Theory Research Center of SASS; Deputy Chief Economist and Director of Long-term Planning Office of Shanghai Planning Commission; Deputy Chief Economist and Director of Development Programming Office, Chief Economist and Director of Institute of Comprehensive Economy of Shanghai Development Planning Commission; Deputy Director of Research Office of Shanghai CPC Committee;  Secretary General of Shanghai Advisory Committee for Policy Making; Director of Research Office of Shanghai Municipal Government; Deputy Secretary General of Shanghai CPC Committee, Director of Research Office of Shanghai CPC Committee, and Director of Shanghai Advisory Committee for Policy Making.

He is dedicated to the research of socialism political economics, especially the research of development theories, strategies, planning and policies.

YU Xinhui (于信汇), Secretary of SASS CPC Committee

YU Xinhui is the Professor and Secretary of the CPC Committee of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS). Born in 1960, Yu graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Tongji University in1983. Before assuming his current post at SASS in November 2014, Professor Yu served as the Vice Director, the Party Secretary of the CPC committee of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the Director of the Office for Students Affairs, and the Assistant President of Tongji University, amongst other roles. Professor Yu assumed his post as Deputy Party Secretary of the CPC Committee in 1995, and concurrently as vice president of Tongji University in 1997. In 1999, he was appointed as the Deputy Party Secretary of the CPC Committee of Shanghai Education Commission; in 2002, as Party Secretary of CPC Committee of Shanghai Sports Institute; and in 2005, as Party Secretary of CPC Committee of Shanghai University.

Professor Yu was in charge of several research projects funded by the National Natural Science Foundation and the Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Commission. He was selected for the program for star scientists in science and technology in Shanghai, and also awarded the honorary title of Outstanding Young Teacher in Shanghai.

WANG Yumei (王玉梅), Vice Secretary of SASS CPC Committee

WANG Yumei, Research Professor, was born  In 1967 in Shanghai. She is incumbent Deputy Secretary of the CPC SASS Committee, Secretary of the Commission for Discipline Inspection of the CPC SASS Committee and Director of Government Performance Evaluation Center of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences. She successively served as Director of Office of Human Resources and Deputy Director of Institute of National Economy, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences. She also takes such posts as Evaluation Expert for Shanghai Municipal Finance Expenditure Performance Appraisal, Evaluation Expert for Shanghai Municipal Government Procurement and Vice Chairman of Shanghai Research Association of Science for Sciences.

She is mainly engaged in research on industrial policy and government performance appraisal. The major findings include as follows: Industrialization Path of Cultural and Creative Activities, Performance Appraisal of Shanghai Financial Investment for Science and Technology, Research on Evaluation for Shanghai biomedical Industry Development Policies and other national - level and provincial - level decision - making advisory reports. She has published many scholarly works such as Development Trends of the Chinese Pharmaceutical Industry (2004), Obstacles for Growth of the Chinese Medicine Industry (2007) and Public Expenditure Performance Appraisal: Theory and Practice (2012). She has visited the University of Chicago (the US), the University of Toyama (Japan), the University of Barcelona (Spain) and other universities and research institutions for cooperation and exchange.

XIE Jinghui (谢京辉), Vice President

XIE Jinghui, born in 1958, Senior Economist, is the Vice President of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences and Evaluation Expert of Government Purchasing of Shanghai Municipal Government.
His major research achievements include “Reform and Development of Guilds in Shanghai: Practice and Experience” (2009),  “Exploration, Practice, Innovation” ( 2005), “Regional Difference in Urbanization of China: Analysis Framework and Policy Implications of New System” (2009), “Thoughts and Counter-measures of Improving Modern Infrastructure System as a Hub in YRD region”, (2009), and“Exploration of Management of State-owned Cultural Assets and its Reform: A Case Study of Shanghai” ( 2009).

WANG Zhen (王振), Vice President

WANG Zhen, born in 1963, is the research professor and Vice President of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS) (since September 2012). He is in charge of economic research, international relations and human resources. He got his PHD degree in Agricultural Economy from Kyoto University in 1998. As a distinguished scholar on industrial economics, small and medium-sized enterprises and development of rural areas, Professor Wang has published extensively in these fields. His works include “Talent Strategies”, “Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: The Motivation of The Japanese Economy”, “The Second Way for China’s Industrialization” and “The Development and Governance of The Innovative City”

ZHANG Zhao’an (张兆安), Vice President

ZHANG Zhao’an is a research professor, Vice President of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences and the First Vice Chairman of Shanghai Committee of China Democratic National Construction Association. He has served as Director of Institute of Economics of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Head of Consulting Department of Development Research Center of Shanghai Municipal Government. Currently, He is also deputy to the National People's Congress and Deputy Director of Yearbook Working Committee of Publishers Association of China. He is specialized in the research of rural economy, industrial economy and regional economy.

QUAN Heng (权衡), Vice President

QUAN Heng is a research professor, Vice President of SASS and Director of Institute of World Economy, SASS. He successively served as Assistant Director of Institute of Economics, Deputy Director and Director of Office of Coordination for Academic Research, SASS. Since February 2012, he has successively served as Deputy Director of Institute of Economics, Deputy Director and Director of Institute of World Economy, SASS. He is concurrently Vice Chairman of Shanghai Federation of Social Science Associations; Vice President and Secretary General of Shanghai Economist Association; Secretary General of Shanghai World Economy Society. He was a visiting scholar of Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Department of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, National Taiwan University, etc. He devotes to the research of theoretical economics, China’s economic development and income distribution, development economics, world economy, etc.

GAN Chunhui (干春晖), Vice President

GAN Chunhui is a research professor, Vice President of SASS and Director of Institute of Applied Economy, SASS. He is concurrently Vice President of China Society of Industrial Economics and Vice President of Shanghai Economist Association. He used to serve as Dean of Department of Industrial Economics, Deputy Dean of School of International Business Administration and Director of Academic Research Department, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics; and then Vice President of Shanghai Customs College. His main research areas include industrial structure, industrial policy, economic transformation and industrial upgrading.

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