Strategic Advisory Committee

Strategic Advisory Committee

Members of the Nankai Business School Strategic Advisory Committee play an important role in strategy, operations, and finance of the business school.

Since the founding of the Committee, its members have helped the school to clarify the strategic directions, promote the innovative growth of the business school, and enable greater cooperation both at home and abroad.

Gong Ke, President of Nankai University, serves as chair of the Strategic Advisory Committee. He is supported by committee members invited from governments, academic fields and the business community who lend expertise in creating and running the committee.


To offer external advice as well as review and support for the school's strategic development and overall goals


Members are recommended by the dean of the Business School and appointed by the president of Nankai University. Members serve a term of five years and can be reappointed to serve additional terms.

The committee holds annual plenary meetings at the call of the chair or the dean. Generally, the meetings are held at Nankai Business School. Other meetings of the committee are convened on call of the chair or the dean.

Gong Ke, President, Nankai University

Committee Members
Atsushi SEIKE, President, Keio University

Chen Ming-Jer, Chair Professor, University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Ernst H. Behrens,  Independent Director, Member of the Board of Directors, Deutsche Bank (China)

Hellmut Schutte, Vice President and Provost, China-Europe International Business School

Martyn Jones, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International), Kingston University

Niu Wenwen,  President and Chief Editor, Entrepreneur magazine

Olivier Schwab, WEF Executive Director for China

Roger Huang, Dean for the Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame

Song Zhiping,  Chairman, China National Building Materials Group Corporation

Sun Mingbo, Chairman, Tsingtao Brewery Company Limited

Thomas M. Begley, Dean, Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Wu Changhua,  President, Greater China of the Climate Group

Zhao Chunjun, Former Dean and Professor, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University
Zhao Shuming, Professor and Honorary Dean, School of Business, Nanjing University