The University of Toronto has staff in mainland China through our Shanghai Office, which serves as a hub for U of T’s China initiatives with a mandate to build strong people-to-people ties as well as explore opportunities for growth and expansion of partnerships to support U of T’s objectives in China.
Our staff facilitate key relationships with government and related agencies, universities and access to resources and opportunities. Our staff provides local knowledge and through their work, we are able to build stronger collaborations and provide market intelligence to help further develop potential industry partnerships.
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Based in Shanghai, Dr. George Dai (Business Development Officer) facilitates the work of U of T’s faculties and divisions in China in close collaboration with the Office of the Vice-President, International in Toronto.
George was born in Yangzhou City, P.R. China. He received master’s degree in engineering, graduated as doctor in management, and his professional title is IT Senior Engineer. In his part time, he also serves as the Chair-Person of Chapter of Canada of Shanghai Overseas Returned Scholars Association, and the Executive Director of the China Association of Regional Economic.
George has a rich international experience, particularly in China, for government and business. He worked and lived in Canada for nearly four years; he used to serve as Deputy Director of the Foreign Economic Commission and Investment Promotion Office of Shanghai District-level Government, Vice President of a provincial state-owned enterprise group, and Vice President of a Provincial Overseas Friendship Association. He was honorably invited to attend the APEC CEO Summit.
Shanghai Office Contact
Dr. DAI, George (戴华仁)
Business Development Officer, University of Toronto
Tel: +86-21-62366370/71/72 ext. 805
Cell Phone: +86-139-1620-8899
Address: Suite 10A43, 10/F, Shanghai Mart, No. 2299 Yan’An Road West, Shanghai, China
Postal Code: 200336