Prof. Jinghua Cao is Executive Director at the Secretariat of the Alliance of International Science Organizations (ANSO). Before his current position, Prof. Jinghua Cao was Director-General of the Bureau of International Cooperation (BIC) at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He is an English major and graduated from the Beijing Foreign Languages Institute in 1982. He holds a master’s degree in Business Management and International Policy from CCNY, U.S. (1987). He has worked in different posts that allowed him to gain experience in international relations at CAS such as Deputy Director of the Office of External Financing, Deputy Director and Director of the Office of American and Oceanian Affairs (BIC), Assistant Director, Deputy Director-General and Director-General of BIC. He also worked as a Second and First Secretary in the S&T Section of the Chinese Embassy in Washington D.C., US, from 1995 to 1997. His research interests are science policy and international cooperation in science and engineering. His publications include several articles in international SCI journals.