Dr Zhu Dajian is Distinguished Professor of School of Economics & Management, Director of Institute of Governance for Sustainable Development, Head of Department of Public Management and Policy, and Vice Chairman of University Academic Committee，at Tongji University in Shanghai. He was awarded the special allowance by China’s State Council in 2000.
His research interests include sustainable development and green economy, corporate social responsibility，urban and regional development, public service and public private partnership. He was a senior research scholar at Harvard University in 2005 and a visiting research fellow at Melbourne University in 1994-1995.
He is a member of Urbanization（2010-2012） and Circular Economy and Sustainability Governance（2014-2016） under Global Agenda Council of World Economic Forum（WEF），has involved in several policy research projects from international organizations such as UNDP, UNEP, UNICEF，WB, ADB etc. and serves on some international journals’ editorial board like Ecological Economics，International Journal of Public Management，Environmental Policy and Governance etc.
He is appointed as a member of The National Foundation for Social Sciences, a member of the Social Science Commission under the Chinese Education Ministry, a member of the Experts Commission on Sustainable Development & Resource and Environment under the Chinese Construction Ministry, a special policy advisor for Shanghai Municipal Government and some other Chinese cities, and a sustainable development advisor for Expo 2010 in Shanghai.
He is also members of International Expert Committee of Enel Foundation in Italy，Ellen MacArthur Foundation in UK and Firmenich in Switzerland.