Prof Huang Changyong, is the President of Shanghai Theatre Academy. He is also a professor and Ph.D. supervisor at Tongji University. His other roles include: Director of China Theatre Development Research Centre, Director of Global City Culture Collaboration and Innovation Centre, Director of STA Metropolitan (Shanghai) Cultural Audit Centre, Chief-Editor of “Arts Management” (Chinese & English) journal, Chief-Editor of the annual “Chinese Cities Culture Report”, Deputy Director Commissioner of Higher Education Arts Theory Major Teaching Guidance Committee of Ministry of Education, and Special Expert for Decision-making Consultation of Shanghai Municipal Government.
Prof. Huang is mainly engaged in the research on city culture, cultural and creative industries, arts theory and arts management. He has conducted over 20 national level and provincial level research projects, and published over 40 academic papers and books.