Ms. Zhirong Hao joined China Center for International Knowledge on Development (CIKD), an institution affiliated with the Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC), P. R. China in May, 2017. She is responsible for facilitating multilateral and bilateral knowledge sharing mechanisms within CIKD. Ms. Hao is the coordinator of Sustainable Development Forum. Her research focuses on the UN 2030 Agenda. She got her MSc in Social policy from the University of Edinburgh, UK, MA in Public Policy from Shandong University and BA in Public Administration from Northwest University.