Dr Zhou is Associate Professor, Director of Research, and co-Director of the Herbert Smith Freehills China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Centre, Faculty of Law and Justice, UNSW Sydney.
His research explores the most current and controversial issues in the field of international economic law (IEL), particularly the nexus between international trade law and China, including a monograph on China’s Implementation of WTO Rulings (Hart) and two co-edited books on Non-Market Economies under the WTO (Springer) and the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (Hart) respectively.
His work has appeared in all top journals in the field and in some of the best journals in the broader field of international law (such as the American Journal of International Law and International & Comparative Law Quarterly). His work has been cited widely, including in European Parliament briefings and reports of the Parliament of Australia and Australia’s Productivity Commission, and by leading scholars in the field.
Dr Zhou has taken a number of senior roles internationally, including a former Executive Council Member and currently co-Secretary of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL). Dr Zhou is a qualified lawyer in Australia and consults for governments and major companies on trade remedy cases and other cross-border trade issues as well as general commercial and foreign investment matters.