Xiaohui Zhang

Legislative Affairs Office at State Council of PR China


Legislative Affairs Office, State Council of the People’s Republic of China

Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy/Wolfson College

Zhang Xiaohui has held his current role in the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China since September 2013; prior to this he worked in the Legislative Affairs Office of Pinggu District in Beijing (2008 to 2013) and the Municipal Administration of Quality and Technology Supervision in Zoucheng, Shandong Province (2004 to 2005). He holds an M.L. from the Law School of China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) (2005 to 2008) and a B.L. from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (2000 to 2004).

Mr Zhang will spend the Lent Term 2015 in Cambridge to undertake research on the British legislation on atmospheric pollution and climate change, and to draw out the implications for Chinese policy. In the course of this research he will meet relevant academics, and visit London and Brussels to meet representatives of government and non-governmental organisations relevant to these issues. For this period he will be a Visiting Research Fellow of the Centre for Science and Policy and will also be affiliated to the Visiting Research Programme of Wolfson College. His research will contribute to his ongoing role in revising the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Atmospheric Pollution, which is being prepared by the Ministry of Environmental Protection.

Mr Zhang’s Fellowship is being funded by the FCO and arranged in conjunction with another of CSaP’s Visiting Research Fellows, Baroness Worthington.