Mr. YU Jiabang graduated from the Department of Art at Shanghai Normal University. In 1994, Mr. YU participated in the antiques and works of art seminar held at Shanghai Jiaotong University where lectures were given by national-level researchers from the Museum of Shanghai in antiquities. Mr. YU has been serving as the manager of the Fine Art Department at SICA since 1995 when the department was first established. From then on, he has been instructed in both theory and practice by senior master Mr. PENG Renfu from DuoYunXuan and the master calligrapher and connoisseur Mr. XU Boqing, and later started leading the auction business of Chinese paintings and oil paintings at SICA. In September 2010, Mr. YU took part in the Chinese Auctioneers Seminar for Senior Executives. In August 2013, he received the Certificate for Senior Executive in Antiques and Work of Art issued by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of China.