The department is a lively community that is recognised internationally as one of the top centres for research and teaching in development studies.
Shuqin was born in China. After receiving her education she spent seven years teaching at one of the top universities in China.
Before joining ODID, Shuqin spent nearly eight years as IT Support Manager at Saïd Business School, prior to which she worked as Head of IT at two leading independent schools.
Known for her skills in IT strategy, IT service delivery, project management and building high performing teams, she was part of several winning projects named in the REAL IT Awards.
Shuqin is a Computer Science postgraduate. A Fellow of the British Computer Society, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate, and Microsoft Certified Professional. She is a PRINCE2 practitioner. Shuqin also holds various qualifications in ITIL Service Management, Service Operations and Service Transitions.
Shuqin enjoys gym activities in her spare time.