Advisory Board

The Advisory Board agrees on strategies, annual plans and the annual budget.

It includes representatives of the University, the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in London, the Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Edinburgh and the Scottish Government.

Name Position Organisation
Professor Sir Timothy O’Shea Chair Principal & Vice-Chancellor, University of Edinburgh
Professor Geoffrey Boulton Member Royal Society & University of Edinburgh
Mark Boyce Member Head of China Team, Scottish Government
Peter Budd Member Director, Arup
Professor Natascha Gentz Member University of Edinburgh, Chinese Studies
Frank Gribben Member
Professor John Henley Member University of Edinburgh Business School
Owen Kelly Member University of Edinburgh Business School
Dr Catherine Martin Member University of Edinburgh College Registrar
Dr Judith McClure Member Convener of the Scotland China Education Network
Professor Dorothy Miell Member Vice Principal, University of Edinburgh
Head of College of Humanities and Social Science
Consul General Pan Xinchun Member Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Edinburgh
Professor Jeremy Robbins Member University of Edinburgh
Head of School, Literatures, Languages & Cultures
Professor James Smith Member University of Edinburgh, Vice Principal International
 Professor Steve Yearley Member University of Edinburgh, Director of IASH
Minister Counsellor Wang Yongli Member Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in London
Professor Zhou Yaming Member Assistant President, Fudan University, Shanghai