PROGRAMME DIRECTOR, DESIGN SOCIETY
Rong Zhao joined China Merchants Shekou as Programme Director of Design Society in 2012, she has since played a key role within the company in establishing the partnership with the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A). In her current role, she manages the programming of Design Society, and ensures that the organisation fulfills its role as an innovative and comprehensive cultural platform. She graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, and earned two further master degrees in Art History from Williams College and University of Chicago in USA respectively. She brings her expertise in creating both domestic and international art programmes to the project and has further strengthened its establishment.