Prof. Zhang Jianping is the Director General, Center for Regional Economic Cooperation and the Director General, Institute for Western Asia and Africa，Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation, MOFCOM. He is also the Vice President of China Research Association of Social and Economic System, the Prof. in Economics of PKU，Nankai University and the PhD adviser of the University of International Business and Economics, the Member of Expert Panel, MOFCOM and State Forestry Administration, PRC, the member of China National committee of PECC, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs and Chinese Association for international Understanding, the commentator of CCTV, Phoenix TV, CRI and CNR. He specializes in International Economics.
He has chaired more than 50 study projects and offered international consultancy many times for UN, WB, ADB, APEC, DAVOS etc. Especially, in 2015 he has introduced the BRI to the media circle invited by the State Council information office of the PRC. In 2012 he provided consultancy for the Vice Premier of Russia on 2012 APEC Agenda. He presented in the events of ICTSD，CSIS，Adam Smith, ADBI many times. More than 100 papers and 4 books have been published. He has achieved the third-class academic awards (Ministry Level) from NDRC and MOFCOM 6 times and the first-class prizes three times (2008-2010) in Academy of Macro Economics Research, NDRC. He obtained the Bachelor Degree and the Master Degree in Science from Peking University, PhD in Economics from Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He was also the post doctor of National information Center, China.