Gu, Aaron

Aaron Gu is a recent LL.M. graduate of NYU School of Law, where he was introduced and became interested in non-profit and public interest law. At NYU, he was a board member of Asia Law Society, and also a member of Law and Social Entrepreneurship Association, where he worked on an Ashoka project to help youth ventures to set up their own non-profit entities. He also joined two delegations of NYU Law to Hong Kong and Sri Lanka respectively, to discuss NGO operation, social entrepreneurship with various government authorities, international organizations and NGOs. Prior to his study at NYU, Mr. Gu had been working for more than two years at the Shanghai office of Advokatfirman Vinge KB, a leading Swedish law firm. At Vinge, he mainly practiced general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, and inbound/outbound investment projects in China. Mr. Gu is currently volunteering for China Guiding Case Project of Stanford Law School, and Good Governance International, an NGO which provides innovative information technology solutions for governments to promote rule of law, citizen participation, government transparency, and other core principles of good governance as well as ICCSL. He holds an LL.B. Degree with distinction from East China University of Political Science and Law, and a Bachelor of Economics (minor) from Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade. Mr. Gu was born and raised in Wuhu, China.