Professor Liao Shiping is a Board Member of FLIA. He is now associate professor in Law School of Beijing Normal University. He focuses on many topics on international law, including the law of the sea, the law of the treaties, international humanitarian law, the jurisprudence of international courts and tribunals, international investment law and international trade law. He serves as legal advisor for Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Commerce of People’s Republic of China, and State Oceanic Administration for several years, presenting before WTO panel and Apellate Body on behalf of Chinese government as legal advisor in several WTO cases (such as China-Mesasures related to the exportation of rare earths, tungsten and molybdenum, DS431/431/433), and drafting White Paper on Diaoyu Island and South China Sea for Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affaris. He also serves as judge for various international law moot competitions, including JESSUP, ELSA WTO, Manfred Lachs Moot of Space Law, Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, International Criminal Court Moot and IHL Moot in Chinese domestic round, Asia-Pacific regional round and World Final Round.