MR. ZHANG XIAOQIANG

MR. ZHANG XIAOQIANG

Executive Vice Chairman of China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE) & former Vice Chairman of National Development and Reform Commission

Speaking Session

21 Dec 2020, Monday

9.00 am - 10.00 am

Short Biography

MR. ZHANG XIAOQIANG, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of the Executive Office and legal representative of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE), in charge of the overall work of the Executive Office and the coordination of important researches at CCIEE. He graduated from the Department of Economics of Peking University in 1982. In the following years, he served as Deputy Office Chief and Office Chief of the Department of Foreign Capital and Overseas Investment of State Development Planning Commission (SDPC), Deputy Director of Guangzhou Municipal Development Planning Commission, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Foreign Capital and Overseas Investment of SDPC, Economic Counselor of the Chinese Embassy in the United States, Director-General of the Department of Foreign Capital and Overseas Investment and Deputy Secretary-General of SDPC, and a Member of the Leading Party Group, Secretary-General and Vice Chairman of National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).

When he served as the Vice Chairman of NDRC, his portfolio successively included the General Office, Department of Basic Industries, Department of Foreign Capital and Overseas Investment, Department of High-Tech Industry, Department of Trade and Department of International Cooperation. He was also in charge of the construction of the Beijing-Shanghai High-speed Railway, the coordination of large-scale infrastructure projects in China’s mainland and HKSAR and liaison with organizations directly affiliated to NDRC, such as CCIEE and International Cooperation Center (ICC).

He is concurrently Deputy Director of Academic Committee of the National Development and Reform Commission.