Meng Ye is a third-year PhD student in public policy with the major field of public management and nonprofit studies. Her research interests lie in nonprofit management, cross-sector collaboration and competition, nonprofit marketization and social enterprises. She has published a journal article and several book chapters on topics including social enterprise policy in China, charitable fundraising, charitable asset management, and the implementation of China’s International NGO Law.
Meng worked formerly as the Deputy Director of the Center for Charity Law of China Philanthropy Research Institute (CPRI). Her roles include conducting research and consulting projects on the nonprofit sector, funded by both domestic and international organizations such the Ford Foundation, the Gates Foundation and Asian Development Bank. She consulted the National People’s Congress and National Development and Reform Committee regarding refining the regulatory systems for nonprofits and was closely involved in the legislative process of China’s first Charity Law. She also helped drafting local policies on nonprofits in Beijing, Shenzhen and Yunnan.
Meng received her LLB and LLM degrees from Beijing Normal University. She also earned a second LLM in commercial and nonprofit law from University College Dublin with the support of the European Union’s Erasmus Mundus Scholarship. Meng is also a qualified lawyer in China.