Yan Hongming, research librarian, born in February, 1965, is general director of Zhejiang Museum of Natural History, on-the-job postgraduate of Party School of the CPC Central Committee. Mr. Yan was assigned to work in Zhejiang Provincial Museum after graduation in August, 1987, and successively held posts like chief of security section, director of executive office, curator assistant, vice-director of Zhejiang Museum of Natural History (November, 2005), and so forth. Mr. Yan Hongming was appointed Director of Zhejiang Museum of Natural History in March, 2012. He is also executive director as well as deputy secretary general of Society of Zhejiang Museums.
It is 25 years since Mr. Yan worked for culture and museum. He is good at learning, and pondering, and bold enough to practice, especially in the aspects of museum preparation and construction, display project, comprehensive management, media and promotion, and development of cultural products. Besides, Mr. Yan was invited to give a thematic speech in the 22nd conference of 2012 Shanghai ICOM.
Mr. Yan published more than 10 papers of museology like Thinking After Visiting Three Singapore Museum, Gain and Loss of Museum Infrastructure, Reformation of Museum Personnel and Distribution, To Strengthen Law Enforcement of Cultural Relics, Museum Year-end Assessment in France, Museum Security Risk and Preventive Measures, Development of Museum Cultural Products and so forth.