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

Mary Barra
Chairman and CEO, General Motors Company

Jack O. Bovender, Jr.
Former Chairman and CEO, Hospital Corporation of America

Raymund Chao
Chairman and CEO, PricewaterhouseCoopers Greater China

Dhanin Chearavanont
Chairman and CEO, Charoen Pokphand Group

Chen Xiaohong
Founding Partner,H Capital

Gao Xiqing
Professor, School of Law, Tsinghua University

Former Vice Chairman and President, China Investment Corporation

Jin Haitao
Renowned Chinese Investor

Chief Executive Partner, Qianhai FOF

Former Chairman, Shenzhen Capital Group

Natalie G. Lichtenstein
Inaugural General Counsel, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank(retired)
Adjunct Professor of China Studies, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Kenneth G. Lieberthal
Senior Fellow Emeritus 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

Dede Nickerson
CEO, Infinity Pictures

Former Head of Production and Strategic Development, Sony Pictures 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.

David S. Taylor
Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, The Procter & Gamble Company

Daniel M. Tsai
Chairman, Fubon Group

Wang Jian
Chairman, BGI

Wang Jingbo
Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Noah Private Wealth Management

Jesse J. Wu
Chairman, Johnson & Johnson China

Xu Xiaoping
Founder Partner and Executive Director, Zhen Fund

Yang Yuanqing
Chairman and CEO, Lenovo

Yuan Ming
Dean, Yenching Academy od Peking University

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

Zhang Lei
Founder, Chairman and CEO, Hillhouse Capital Management Group

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

Zhang Yichen
Chairman and CEO, CITIC Capital Holdings Limited

Hu Maoyuan
Former Chairman, SAIC Motor Corporation Limited

President, Shanghai Enterprise Confederation and Shanghai Entrepreneurs' Association

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

Lawrence J. Lau
Ralph and Claire Landan Professor of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Former Chairman, CIC International (Hong Kong)

W.James McNerney, Jr.
Former Chairman and CEO, The Boeing Company

Dennis M. Nally
Chairman, PricewaterhouseCoopers International Ltd

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

Susan L. Shirk
Chair, 21st Century China Program, and Ho Miu Lam Chair of China and Pacific, School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California, 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

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