Shenggen Fan

Shenggen Fan

Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Shenggen Fan has been Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) since 2009. Dr. Fan is the Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Food Security, as well as an Executive Committee member of the International Association of Agricultural Economists. He received a PhD in applied economics from the University of Minnesota and bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Nanjing Agricultural University in China.