Zhang Guochun
China

Mr. Zhang started his work in the Ministry of Finance (MOF) of People’s Republic of China in 1996 as a staff member in Economic Construction Department. Through to 2000, he served as associate counsellor, responsible for funds and finance management of large-scale national capital construction projects and researches on national investment strategies and policies.

Mr. Zhang is familiar with assets and finance management of state-owned equity thanks to his experience in MOF State Equity and Corporate Finance Department as Office Director and then Deputy Director General from 2000 to 2006, during which period he was engaged in the research of industrial economy and policies.

After that, he acted as Economic Affairs Counselor of the Chinese Embassy in the US for three years from 2007 to 2009, contributing to the bilateral communication and mutual cooperation between MOF and US Treasury Department, and financial institutions from both countries.

Prior to joining CAS, he was the Deputy Director of the External Economic Cooperation Department of MOF, taking charging of the organization and coordination of China-US Strategic and Economic Dialogues and high-level bilateral financial and economic dialogues with the UK, France and Germany, etc.

He was a visiting scholar at Sanford School of Public Policy of Duke University from September 2004 to January 2005.