board of advisors

 

Carol Rattray - Senior Advisor 资深顾问

Managing Director and Co-founder at Zoomdojo

Since the mid 1990’s, Carol has been investing, and advising primarily start-ups, in China and in the US, and was previously Vice President in the Capital Markets Group at Bankers Trust Company. In philanthropy, Carol is President and Co-Founder of the Rattray Kimura Foundation. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Bates College, The Asian Cultural Council, and the Re Foundation and a former member of the Board of The Nature Conservancy, New York State Chapter, The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and The Friends of the Museum of the Chinese University in Hong Kong. Carol is also co-chair of The Asia Foundation’s Women’s Empowerment Program’s Lotus Circle Advisors and serves as a member of the Cornell University Council and The Arts and Sciences Advisory Council.

 

Robert Garris - Senior Advisor 资深顾问

Dr. Robert Garris as Global China Connection's new Senior Advisor. Dr. Garris is the Global Director of Admissions at Schwarzman Scholars, where oversees the recruitment effort for elite scholars from around the world to join the highly selective 1-year Schwarzman Scholars master's program at Tsinghua University. Previously, he was a Managing Director at the Rockefeller Foundation, Senior Associate Dean at Columbia University SIPA, and Director of Admissions at Johns Hopkins University SAIS. Dr. Garris holds a PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

 

Wang Huiyao 王辉耀 – Senior Advisor 资深顾问

Founder and President of Center for China and Globalization (CCG)

Dr. Wang Huiyao is the Founder and President of Center for China and Globalization (CCG), a top independent think tank in China dedicated to China and globalization studies, including the globalization of Chinese talent and enterprises. Dr. Wang is a well-known Chinese expert on China and globalization issues, on global migration, global talent, overseas Chinese, students, returnees and on Chinese firms going global and multinational companies in China; he is also a founder of several well-known Chinese overseas returnees organizations, a social entrepreneur and a top adviser to the Chinese government at both central and provincial levels as well as to international organizations and large enterprises. Among his numerous other appointments, Dr. Wang was appointed in 2015 by Premier Li Keqiang to the Councilor’s Office of the State Council of China.