Professor Vincent Xiaoguang Qi

Associate, Strategy & International Business group at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Associate, Strategy & International Business group, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Vincent Xiaoguang Qi is an associate of the Strategy & International Business group at the Judge Business School at Cambridge University, as well as a Lifelong Member of Wolfson College. In China, Professor Qi has been recognised as a Professorial Senior Economist (Strategic and Cross-cultural Management & International Business), a Professorial Senior Engineer (Global Supply Chain Management and Engineering), and a Marcel Mauss Chair Distinguished Professor of International Supply Chain Management & Business Anthropology.

His research focuses on: 1) production and transportation for the 'Lean' enterprises in the context of international supply chain management; 2) sustainable global shipping and international business in the context of climate change; 3) sustainable tourism and indigenous entrepreneurship with anthropological perspectives; 4) 'reciprocity', 'the gift' theory and 'trust' linking with 'market' and 'exchange' of economic anthropology and business anthropology.

Professor Qi earned his PhD through a collaborative PhD programme between University College London (UCL) and Minzu University of China with a scholarship awarded by the China Scholarship Council and a UCL Research Award. He also gained an MBA degree through the Executive MBA Programme, awarded by the University of Cambridge.

Professor Qi is a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute, a member of the Academy of Management (AOM), and a member of the Academy of International Business (AIB). Professor Qi has been Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University, Visiting Research Professor at Peking University, Visting Academic at Cornell University and Honorary Professor of the University of Liverpool. Professor Qi also actively contributes his expertise on strategic internationalisation and sustainable entrepreneurship to several Danish, Chinese and UK organizations in the capacity of Board Member or Advisor, as well as contributing his expertise on higher education policy and development in cross-cultural contexts to several Chinese and UK universities.