Prof. Dr. Manjiao Chi

Professor & Founding Director of Center for International Economic Law and Policy (CIELP), Law School, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing

Manjiao Chi is a professor of international law at the Law School Xiamen University in China and Deputy Secretary-General at the Xiamen Academy of International Law Administrative Council. His research fields cover international trade and investment law and policy, international dispute settlement, especially arbitration, transnational sales law and global energy governance. He teaches and publishes extensively in these fields and his papers appear on leading journals, such as Journal of International Economic Law, Journal of World Trade and Journal of World Investment and Trade.

Manjiao Chi is active in international academic activities and is frequently invited to present in major international law conferences, top law schools and other occasions. Among his various affiliations, he is Council Member of Chinese Society of International Law and Chinese Society of International Economic Law, Member of American Society of International Law and Headquarter Member of the International Law Association.

Manjiao Chi previously worked for the Department of Treaty and Law, Ministry of Commerce of China, mainly dealing with WTO and investment disputes and policy-making, and was a member of the Chinese Delegation for investment treaty negotiations. He frequently serves as arbitrator, expert witness and adviser or counsel in a number of international, foreign-related and investment arbitration cases. His working languages are Chinese and English, with basic knowledge of German and French.

Manjiao Chi was Senior Fellow, Center for Global Cooperation Research, Germany (2014-2015); Visiting Fellow of UNDROIT (2009-2010); Edwards Fellow of Columbia Law School (2009) and Fellow of Max-Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Germany (2008-2009). He holds a Ph.D in Law degree from Xiamen University.