Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Development)

Professor Yi-Chen Lan

Professor Yi-Chen Lan is the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Global Development and Professor of Information Management at the Western Sydney University. Yi-Chen holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree and a PhD degree from the same institution.

Yi-Chen is responsible for developing high value international partnerships through maintaining close relationships with government agencies and flagship institutions across the world particularly in the East and South East Asia. In recognition of Yi-Chen’s contributions to the international and cross border education development in Vietnam, the University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City conferred an Honorary Doctor of Economics degree to him in May 2014. Yi-Chen’s main research fields include knowledge management, e-marketing, global transition process, business process reengineering, green ICT, carbon emissions in business processes & production, big data strategies and life cycle assessment.