Xiao Qian
Board member, China Forum Deputy Director, Center for International Security and Strategy at Tsinghua University (CISS)

XIAO Qian is the Vice Dean of the Institute for AI International Governance (I-AIIG) and Deputy Director of the Center for International Security and Strategy (CISS) at Tsinghua University.

From 2003 to 2014, she served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as the Chinese Embassies in Russia and in the UK as Third Secretary, Second Secretary and First Secretary. She joined the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) in 2015, where she contributed to parliamentary engagement and work related to the NPC Spokesperson’s Office.

From 2015 onwards, she has been engaged in the establishment of the National Institute for Global Strategy of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and its subsequent operation, where she worked on the organization of a series of events including U.S.-China Manor Forum, Joint U.S.-China Think Tank Project, U.S.-China High-level Experts Dialogue, and Weekend Forum on Security and Strategy.

In January 2019, Ms. Xiao joined Tsinghua University in the establishment and development of CISS and I-AIIG. In addition, she is the Vice Dean of International Affairs, Tsinghua University.