This award recognises alumni who have distinguished themselves through exemplary leadership and achievements in their professional industry, and who can demonstrate the highest level of integrity and character in their professional career.
As President of the Peking University Cancer Hospital, Professor Ji Jiafu is internationally recognised for his expertise in the surgical treatment of gastric cancer. He plays a leading role in efforts to promote the standardisation of surgical procedures and the development of chemotherapy for gastric cancer in China. His training programmes have benefited thousands of surgeons in China. The UK education system influenced his teaching practices, inspiring him to encourage his students.