Jing Qian

Senior Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Jing Qian


Main bio

Jing Qian co-founded the Center for China Analysis (CCA) at the Asia Society Policy Institute alongside the Hon. Dr. Kevin Rudd, to whom he served as a Senior Advisor for almost a decade. As the Managing Director of CCA, Qian leads its strategy, research, and policy work on China, which includes coordination of a series of Track 1.5/2 dialogues. Qian also co-leads the Decoding Chinese Politics and Cure4Cancer International Clinical Trials Collaboration projects.

Qian serves as an Advisory Board Member of the Bloomberg New Economy Forum and is a founding member of the Bloomberg New Economy International Cancer Coalition. Qian is also a Senior Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy at the University of Toronto.

Qian's own research is focused on China's elite politics and its impact on China's domestic and foreign policy, particularly regarding U.S.-China relations. His analyses appeared at CBC, the Economist, Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Nature, Nature Medicine etc.

A graduate of Harvard, Qian is deeply interested in the liberal arts. He co-founded Project Agora, with H.E. George Papandreou, aiming to educate the citizens and citizen-leaders for our society through the transformative power of a liberal arts education.

Updated July 2023.