Manjiao Chi is currently a professor of international law, Law School, Xiamen University, China and visiting professor, European Institute, Saarbruecken University, Germany. Manjiao's major research fields cover international investment and trade law & policy and international dispute settlement, and has published a number of monographs, book chapters and over forty articles in leading law journals in both Chinese and English. Among his many academic affiliations, Manjiao is Council member, the Chinese Society of International law, Deputy Secretary-General, the Administrative Council, Xiamen Academy of International Law, and is a member of the ILA Committee of International Rule of Law and International Investment Law.
He often serves as arbitrator, consultant and expert witness in many domestic, foreign-related and international arbitration cases. Formerly, Manjiao worked in the Department of Treaty and Law, Ministry of Commerce of China, dealing with WTO and investment dispute settlement and treaty negotiation. He was also Li Ka Shing Visiting Professor, Law School, McGill University, Canada; Senior Fellow, Center for Global Cooperation Research, Germany; Edwards Fellow, Columbia Law School (U.S.); Visiting fellow, Max-Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (Germany), and Visiting fellow, UNIDROIT (Italy).
He received his Ph.D in law at Xiamen University.
TDM 3 (2017): Special Issue on China's One Belt, One Road (OBOR)