Mr. Gu Mingyuan is president of the School of Education Management with Beijing Normal University and president of the Graduate School of Beijing Normal University and a member of the Communist Party of China. He graduated from the State Moscow Lenin Normal University of the Soviet Union. He is a professor of Beijing Normal University, president of the School of Education Management, a supervisor of doctoral students, honorary president and endowed chair professor of the School of Education of the Zhujiang Branch School of Beijing Normal University, and director of the Academic Committee. His major research fields include international education comparison and education theory. He has published more than 200 academic essays at home and abroad, acted as chief editor of over 14 kinds of large scale national and international education series works, and supervised about 30 master and doctor degree post graduates at home and abroad.

He holds the following part-time social positions: president of the Chinese Society of Education, president of the National Comparative Education Research Society, deputy director of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd State Education Commission’s Teaching Material Examination and Approval Committee for Primary and Middle Schools, director of the State Education Commission’s Teaching Guidance Committee for Educational Technology, member and caller of the Discipline Consultative Group of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Academic Degree Commission of the State Council, member of China Association for Higher Education and director of the University Teacher Education Research Society, director of the University Teacher Education Management Committee, director of Education Committee with China Senior Professors Association, vice chairman of Beijing Social Sciences Association, executive director of China Tao Xingzhi Research Society, president of Higher Education Evaluation Research Society of China Higher Education Association, and one of the chairmen of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies.