GSDEC Members

The Global South Dialogue on Economic Crimes Network seeks to advance dialogue, research, and capacity on economic and financial crimes

Poshan Yu



Poshan (Sam) Yu is a multifaceted individual working in various roles and industries. He is a consultant, adjunct professor, keynote speaker, research award winner, editor, author, ad-hoc reviewer, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist. In addition to these roles, he is also a guest financial news commentator on over 30 media platforms in China. Sam teaches at the Canada’s University of Victoria Program at Soochow University in China and holds the position of an external professor of financial technology and finance at SKEMA Business School, China. He is also a visiting professor at Krirk University in Thailand, EU-Asia research coordinator at the European Business University of Luxembourg, and a visiting researcher at the Australian Studies Centre of Shanghai University, China. Besides, he is a guest professor at Emlyon Business School China and holds an adjunct faculty position at George Washington University’s master program at Renmin University of China. Prior to that, Sam taught as a casual academic at the University of South Australia Business School. He was a visiting scholar at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Aug. 2016 and July 2020 – Feb. 2021. Furthermore, Sam is involved with several organizations and holds significant positions. He is a regional partner in China for FasterCapital, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He also serves as a vice president at Tinbowah Investment in Beijing and an honorary vice president at Belt and Road Blockchain Association. Additionally, he is a business mentor for AIC RAISE in Coimbatore, India, Griffith Industry Mentoring Program in Australia and University College London. Apart from his extensive professional network, Sam acts as a marketing manager at CAMathories™. This organization was founded by a group of Cambridge University alumni and faculty members specializing in early childhood education, mathematics, science, and advanced technologies. Sam’s research interests are diverse and encompass various topics such as public-private partnerships, financial technology, regulatory technology, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, start-ups, intellectual property, art finance, wine, and China’s “One Belt One Road” policy.


Ad Hoc Reviewer for a journal indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) & Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC:B), Singapore Economic Review Associate Editor, Ad Hoc Reviewer & Editorial Board Member for a journal indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Humanities & Social Sciences Communications Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Digital Learning and Education Ad Hoc Reviewer for a journal indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) & Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC:B), Cogent Economics & Finance Ad Hoc Reviewer for a journal indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) & ABDC:A, Applied Economics EU-Asia Research Coordinator & Research Fellow, European Business University of Luxembourg Ad Hoc Reviewer, Vietnam Education Symposium 2023 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Environmental Issues and Climate Change (JEICC) Ad Hoc Reviewer, Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Associate Editor, The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research in Social Science (IJIRSS), KCA University, Kenya Visiting Researcher, Shanghai University Australian Studies Center Visiting Professor, Krirk University Thailand Reviewer for Journal of The Community Development in Asia Consulting Editor, Hong Kong Xinhua Book City (新華書城) Publishing Co. Ltd. Reviewer for ICSDGB 2021 Reviewer for Common Ground Research Networks, University of Illinois Research Park Reviewer for Innovative Teaching and Learning. This journal is managed by Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College Author, Book Editor, Reviewer and International Editorial Advisory Board Member for IGI Global Business Mentor, Griffith Industry Mentoring, Griffith University Business Mentor, University College London Hatchery Mentor Network Programme, University College London Innovation & Enterprise AIC RAISE (Startup Mentor – Projects focusing on India’s SDGs) Specialties: FinTech, HealthTech, EdTech, PPP, SDGs, IP, Startups and Project Finance Reviewer for Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies. This journal is managed by The Chinese Economic Association (UK/Europe) and Chinese Economic Association in North America The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Visiting Scholar) Reviewer for IBT Journal of Business Studies, ILMA University, Pakistan