About Duke Kunshan

Advisory Board

DKU Advisory Board is an international network comprised of 25 distinguished business, civic and higher education leaders committed to assisting DKU in advancing its mission to pioneer a new model of global higher education. The Board will provide guidance and support to DKU on critical strategic choices through its annual board meetings and close engagement with DKU projects and initiatives, including offering ongoing advices and expertise, helping to enhance the linkage between DKU and other communities as well as providing support and mentorship to faculty and students.

The founding DKU Advisory Board members include: 

G. Richard Wagoner Jr. (Chair of the Board)
Former Chairman and CEO, General Motors

 

 

 

Dhanin Chearavanont
Chairman and CEO, Charoen Pokphand Group

 

 

 

 Gao Xiqing
Vice Chairman and President, China Investment Corporation

 

 

 

Hu Maoyuan
Chairman, SAIC Motor Corporation Limited

 

 

 

Andrew T. Huang
President and CEO, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center

 

 

 

Jin Haitao
Chairman, Shenzhen Capital Group

 

 

 

Lawrence J. Lau
Chairman, CIC International (Hong Kong)
Ralph and Claire Landan Professor of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

 

Natalie G. Lichtenstein
Adjunct Professor of China Studies, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Former Assistant General Counsel, World Bank

 

 

Kenneth G. Lieberthal
Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy and Global Economy and Development
Former Director, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings Institution

 

 

Liu Mingkang
Former Chairman, China Banking Regulatory Commission

 

 

 

W.James McNerney, Jr.
CEO and Chairman of the Board, Boeing 

 

 

 

Dennis M. Nally
Chairman, PricewaterhouseCoopers International Ltd

 

 

 

Dede Nickerson
Head of Production and Strategic Development, Sony Pictures China

 

 

 

Thomas R. Nides
Vice Chairman, Morgan Stanley
Former Deputy United States Secretary of State for Management and Resources

 

 

Clark T. Randt, Jr.
Former Ambassador of the United States of America to the People’s Republic of China

 

 

 

David M. Rubenstein
Co-Founder and Co-CEO, The Carlyle Group

 

 

 

Chauncey Shey
Founder, CEO and Managing Director, Softbank China Venture Capital Pte. Ltd.

 

 

 

Susan L. Shirk
Chair of the 21st Century China Program and Ho Miu Lam Professor of China and Pacific Relations, UC San Diego

 

 

 

Kirk R. Smith
Professor of Global Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley
Member of the United States National Academy of Sciences

 

 

Wang Jian
Chairman, BGI

 

 

 

Jesse J. Wu
Chairman, Johnson & Johnson China

 

 

 

Yang Yuanqing
Chairman and CEO, Lenovo

 

 

 

Yuan Ming
Professor, Vice-President, Institute of International and Strategic Studies, Peking University

 

 

 

Zhang Lei
Founder, Chairman and CEO, Hillhouse Capital Management, Ltd.

 

 

 

Zhang Xinsheng
President, China Education Association for International Exchange
Former Vice Minister, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China
Former Chairman, Executive Board of UNESCO

 

Zhong Nanshan
Director, State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Diseases
Former Director, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases
Former President, Chinese Medical Association