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Christina Yan Zhang

Dr. Christina Yan Zhang

Metaverse Influencer of the Year 2023 & CEO
The Metaverse Institute
United Kingdom Future of Living Summit

Christina is an award-winning business leader with 18 years of experience. Christina is a metaverse pioneer since 2006 to develop universities’ international strategies. In 2012, she completed a PhD using digital twin to augment the AEC industry.

She worked for QS World university Rankings 2013-2020, as China Director. In 2016, China’s Vice Premier highlighted the use of QS rankings in a speech, impacting 5 years funding allocations of £750bn to 3005 universities with 48 million students.

She has sat on 20+ committees for UNESCO, World Bank, Commonwealth, EU, and UK Governments. She is Vice Chair of UN ITU Co-chair on Citiverse TaskGroup. She sits on Advisory Council of Centre for Science Futures at International Science Council.