Professor Shan Wenhua
The School of Law of Xian Jiaotong University and
Yangtze River Chair Professor of International Economic Law
Vice President, Judicial Case Academy, Supreme People’s Court, PR China; Senior Fellow, Lauterpacht CENTRE for International Law, University of Cambridge, UK. Bio: PhD (Trinity College, University of Cambridge), Yangtze River Chair Professor of International Economic Law (by Ministry of Education, China), “State Specially Recruited Expert” and “State Council Special Allowance Expert” by the Central Government of China; Member of the International Commercial Expert Committee of the Supreme People’s Court; Conciliator of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID); Founding President of the Commission for Selection and Disciplining of Judges and Prosecutors of Shaanxi Province. Primary area of research: International investment and arbitration law, in which he authored a dozen books by publishers including OUP and numerous articles in journals such as European Journal of International Law and American Journal of Comparative Law. He has been closely involved in some key international investment treaty negotiations and arbitration cases.