Managerial Staff

Professor Yinong Xu

PhD (Edinburgh); MArch (Tsinghua); BArch (Tsinghua)

Professor Yinong Xu was educated at Tsinghua University, China, and the University of Edinburgh, the United Kingdom. He had taught Chinese architecture and urbanism at Brown University for two years before his employment at the University of New South Wales, where he has concentrated on teaching architectural history and theory, architectural design and architectural communications, while intensively devoting himself to cross-cultural and inter-institutional engagement in both educational and institutional development. Yinong has authored one scholarly book and numerous book chapters and articles for international refereed journals and conferences. His main areas of interest in research include architectural history, urban history, garden history, time and memory in architecture, and architectural and pictorial space, all of which have been approached from cross-cultural perspectives.

A/Professor Bo Sheng

A/Professor Bo Sheng graduated from Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine. She received her BA degree for Acupuncture and Tuina in 2000, master’s degree for Clinical Foundation in 2003, and PhD degree for Chinese Medicine Formula in 2008.

A/Professor Sheng joined CITCM as traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) lecturer in 2008 and started her role as Co-director in 2020. She is also a registered practitioner at The Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture UK (ATCM). With over 20 years’ experience, A/Professor Sheng devotes herself to TCM research and practice.

Professor Zhaohui Wang

A/Professor Zhaohui Wang received his MA in Online Education from California State University and his BA in English Education from Harbin Normal University, China. He has worked as an academic for over 20 years at Harbin Normal University and has gained extensive experience, particularly in the field of language learning and teaching. Zhaohui Wang joined CITCM in August 2022 as Co-Director and enjoys applying his expertise in education and second language acquisition to develop further the Mandarin learning and teaching programmes in local schools.

Ms Helen Han


Helen received her MATESOL from the University of Canberra and her BA from Harbin Normal University, China. She has extensive experience in teaching English, Mathematics and Mandarin Chinese across all age groups. Helen is committed to promoting Chinese language and culture in the UK and believes that the sharing of good practice can benefit teachers and students from both countries. She has translated a historical book, and has interpreted on several formal occasions. She has been working at her current post since September 2015.

Ms June Xue

June obtained her Master’s degree in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language from Renmin University of China, following her Bachelor’s degree in the same field from Luoyang Normal University. Before joining LSBU, June had been a Mandarin teacher to all age groups in the Philippines, UK, Italy, and China, and she has substantial experience with designing, organising, and managing Mandarin learning and teaching programmes.

Ms Annie Feng

Daniel, from Taiwan, graduated from the University of Essex in the UK and holds a master’s degree in interpreting and translation. Before joining LSBU, Daniel worked for a government agency in Taipei for 8 years and was in charge of public communication, media relationship management, and online and desktop publishing. In addition, he has a solid medical background with 6 years of clinical experience as a rehabilitation specialist. At Caxton House / CICTM, he aims to put his mixed skills to the best use to facilitate cross-cultural communications and boost business.

Dr She

Jun She, Ph.D, graduated from the Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine China in 2007, came to the UK in 2008, is an experienced TCM practitioner and lecturer both in China and UK, and has over 10 years of experience in TCM practice and teaching.

Dr Xuyan Yang

Yang Xuyan works in the first affiliated hospital of Heilongjiang University of Chinese medicine, and is an experienced TCM practitioner. She is also a registered member at the Chinese Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Alliance UK (CAHMA).

Tao Chen

Chen is a practitioner at Caxton House / CITCM. He obtained his bachelor's degree in traditional Chinese medicine, moving on to a master's degree in the same field at the Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine. Chen is a registered member of the Chinese Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Alliance UK (CAHMA).

Zidu Yang

Yang is currently an acupuncture practitioner at Caxton House Acupuncture Clinic. She obtained her bachelor's degree in traditional Chinese medicine, pursuing the same field for a master’s degree at the Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine. Yang is a licensed Chinese medical practitioner and a registered member of the Chinese Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Alliance UK (CAHMA).

Mr Chris Xianzhong Liang

Chris works in Caxton House / CITCM in his capacity as Volunteer-Mandarin-Teachers Coordinator for CLEC (Center for Language Education and Cooperation). Prior to his role in the UK, Chris has gained substantial experience in Mandarin teaching and teacher management in Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, and Mexico.

Dr Bo Ouyang

Jia Xiang is a visiting scholar in Caxton House/CITCM. She graduated from the School of Journalism of Renmin University of China with a master's degree in journalism and communication. Since then, she has worked as a reporter in her favorite field of traditional Chinese medicine. She has worked on the front line of news reporting for nearly ten years. The following 6 years she served as the director of a series of activities, such as large-scale exhibition and experience activities of traditional medicine hosted by the Chinese government and campus TCM theme activities. She has rich experience in the field of cultural exchange and communication.