Clive Ansley | Board of Directors

Clive Ansley has been actively involved with China and Sino-Canadian relations for about 50 years.  He speaks and reads Chinese and holds both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Chinese Studies and Law from Canadian universities, as well as a graduate degree in Chinese Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.  A former Canadian professor of Chinese History, Civilization, and Law, Mr. Ansley taught Chinese Law for six years at the University of Windsor and the University of British Columbia.  He has also taught in several Chinese universities. He has appeared in a number of foreign court proceedings and before Canadian tribunals as a recognized expert on Chinese law. Mr. Ansley litigated in China for fourteen years, and spent five years representing foreign clients in Taiwan. Mr. Ansley now dedicates most of his working time to his life long interest in human rights.