Editorial Advisor, South China Morning Post
Mr Wang Xiang-wei took up the role of Editorial Advisor in January 2016. Prior to that, he was the newspaper’s Editor-in-Chief, responsible for the editorial direction and newsroom operations. He started his 20-year career at the China Daily, before moving to the United Kingdom, where he gained valuable experience at a number of news organisations, including the BBC Chinese Service. In 1993, he moved to Hong Kong and worked at the Eastern Express before joining the South China Morning Post in 1996 as our China Business Reporter. He was subsequently promoted to China Editor in 2000 and Deputy Editor in 2007, a position he held for four years prior to being promoted to his position of Editor-in-Chief in February 2012. Mr Wang has a master degree in Journalism, and a bachelor degree in English.