Prof. Richard Harrison is the Dean of QUMS and Chair of Steering Committee of CRMI. He is an entrepreneurship and innovation scholar with extensive interests in China management research, notably management systems diffusion, finance and business development, gender and business development and venture capital markets. He is strategic advisor to the Board of Chongqing International Investment Corporate Group. Previously he was Director of Research at Edinburgh University Business School and Head of School of Management at Aberdeen University, Scotland.Director of CRMI
Dr Yu Xiong is the director of CMRI. He is also deputy Chair of the China Innovation and Development Association in UK, a society supported by Chinese embassy. He is a committee member of Chongqing Youth Federation, a provincial level government think tank organization. He is the founder/director, since 2006, of organizing committee of the 21st Century China UK Entrepreneurship Competition. He has been closely working with CBBC (China Britain Business Council) in the past four years, a number of keynotes speeches are delivered in CBBC events. Dr. Xiong is a visiting fellow of the University of York, and visiting professor of Sichuan International Studies University.