Vice Chancellory building

Board of Directors

The Confucius Institute will be administered by a Board of Directors with representation from the three universities and the local community. There are two Directors responsible for the daily executive administration, one appointed from  the Chinese partner university, and one from CDU. 

CDU Vice-Chancellor Simon MaddocksCDU Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks.

As Vice-Chancellor, Professor Maddocks intends to strengthen international student participation through existing and new partnerships; and to strengthen the University's bilateral research links with partner institutions to address community and regional needs.




Associate Professor Hua WangMr Hua Wang, Vice-Dean of the College of International Cultural Exchange, Hainan University.

Mr Hua Wang is an Associate Professor and the Vice-Dean of the College of International Cultural Exchange of Hainan University.

He graduated with a Bachelor of English  Education from the south-west China Normal University in 1998 and a Master of English Education from Hubei University in 2009. He then studied from January 2012 to May 2013 and gained his second Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the  University of Utah in America. As the Chinese Director of  the Confucius Institute, he will focus on the educational and cultural exchange between China and Australia.