Yang Lan is a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and the Chairperson of Sun Media Investment Holdings Limited.
Ms.Yang received her bachelor degree in English Language and Literature from Beijing Foreign Studies University and acquired her master degree in International Affairs from Columbia University. She won national fame in 1990 by hosting “Zheng Da Variety Show” on CCTV.
In 1999 and 2001, Ms. Yang was named by Asiaweek magazine as one of the “Leaders in Society and Culture in Asia” and one of the “Movers and Shapers of the 21st Century of China” respectively. In 2000, she established Sun Media, which was listed in Forbes as one of world’s best small enterprises in both 2000 and 2001.
Ms. Yang served as a Goodwill Ambassador for Beijing’s bidding for the 2008 Olympic Games and as one of the speakers in the final presentation to the International Olympic Committee in Moscow.
In 2002, Ms.Yang served as a juror for the TV documentaries and art documentaries category in the International Emmy Awards.