• Research fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Fields of specialization:

  • International trade law
  • EU-China trade relations: IPR protection, patent rights protection, geographical indications, bilateral investment, public procurement market access, SOEs reforms, competition policy
  • Multilateral EU-Asia relations: Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) – inter-governmental and region-to-region technical support, policy advisory

Short bio:

Weinian Hu’s career has bridged Asia and Europe at the intersection of academia, diplomacy and industry. In addition to her academic pursuits in international trade law, she acquired extensive international experience by working with a global bank in China, an inter-governmental organization in Singapore, a non-governmental organization in Malaysia and a global-leading public affairs agency in Belgium. She also served as consultant and team leader for the European Union for the coordination of Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), the multilateral political dialogue process between the Asian and the European regions. Dr Hu holds degrees from Chinese, British and Belgian universities.


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