Research Fellow at the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) and Managing Editor of China Quarterly of International Strategic Studies (CQISS). He received his Ph.D. in History and Diplomacy from Fudan University, Shanghai, China. CAO is skilled in strategic planning, policy analysis, cross-cultural communication, international networking as well as editing. Also as an alumnus of the Managing Global Governance (MGG) Academy implemented by the German Development Institute, CAO is passionate about the implementation of United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development