Adviser to the Director-General
Fu Cong, a Chinese national, is adviser to the Director-General. His diplomatic career began when he joined the Chinese Foreign Ministry in 1987. He has served in posts based in Beijing and overseas in Geneva and Vienna. He became Deputy Director General of the Arms Control Department of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in 2003, and was the Deputy Director General of the Foreign Affairs Office of China's Xinjiang Autonomous Region from 2004-2005.
From September 2005 to October 2007, Mr Fu worked as a minister-counsellor in China's Permanent Mission in Geneva. He worked on many issues, including those related to the international organizations based in Geneva, including WHO, the World Intellectual Property Organization and the International Telecommunication Union.
Mr Fu graduated from the Foreign Affairs College in Beijing, China and studied in the Polytechnic of Central London in the United Kingdom. He is married with one child.