Director of Agribusiness Management
Longbao Wei is currently Qiushi chair professor of applied economics and agribusiness, deputy dean of China Academy for Rural Development, Zhejiang University. He is the former deputy dean of the School of Management, Zhejiang University in charge of MBA and EMBA programs. He has held several other positions at Zhejiang University, including director, Institute of Food & Agribusiness Management; and deputy director, National Key Research Base for Humanities and Social Science, Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD). He has also been a fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, adjunct professor at the University of Guelph in Canada, and has done work at Iowa State University. He has written widely on China's economic development, industrial clustering and urbanization, agricultural & food policy in China, and international agribusiness. Dr. Wei was educated at Zhejiang University, from which he received his doctorate, master's, and bachelor's degrees.
Dr. Wei is a Fulbright scholar 2004~2005 academic year at Harvard University and currently a board member of the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, IFAMA, he was elected IFAMA fellow of the year 2019.