Dai Yonghong has worked as trade representative for an International Cooperation company; journalist & editor of international affairs for the press; manager of R&D and training in securities companies; vice president of an investment company; legal advisor of law firms; business development analyst; and project coordinator in energy MNC in Canada. He also visited and studied at the University of British Columbia and University of Calgary in 2005 and 2008 respectively. Dr. Dai stayed at ISDP as a guest researcher from May to November 2014, focusing on Geopolitics Strategy, Energy Strategy and Major Powers Game in Myanmar.

Dr. Dai worked on international contracting & international trade in South Asia from 1986 to 1997, in charge of bidding and management of loan programs granted by the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank. In recent years, Dr. Dai has broadened his research to encompass international relations, world politics, regional security and crisis management, with a special focus on Great Powers’ Game in Southeast Asia (Myanmar); China’s Energy Strategy and Geopolitical Strategy; Political Party Disputes and Democratic Politics in South Asia; leading roles of local governments in promoting China-SAARC; and China-ASEAN regional cooperation.

Currently, Dr. Dai is based at Shenzhen University.

Publications by Dai Yonghong 戴永红