Dean, Department of Global Health,
School of Public Health, Peking University
Dr Xu Ming is currently the Dean of the Department of Global Health, School of Public Health of Peking University. Dr Xu has rich diplomatic and international working experience. He was the Head of the Department for Emerging Economies and previously the Senior Political Advisor for External Relations in the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria based in Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to that, he was the Vice President of China Chamber of Commerce for the Import and Export of Medicines and Health Products under the Ministry of Commerce of China. Earlier, he served in the United Nations Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission and the Chinese Embassy in the Republic of Korea. When working with the Global Fund, his focus was mainly on the prevention and control of major infectious diseases and health system strengthening in the implementing countries, and building up collaborations with emerging economies in the health field. When working in China, he participated a lot in formulating the policies and regulations of China’s healthcare industry, ranging from the promotion of trade and investment, regulation of medicinal products, to the enhancement of the international competitiveness of companies. He was the chair and PI of key health projects, and the head or member of evaluation groups to review major health projects at the national level.
He got a Ph.D. in industrial economics from Fudan University and completed his post-doctoral fellowship at Guanghua School of Management of Peking University. He has written more than one hundred papers and articles in journals and specialized publications.