Zhong Jianhua

Zhong Jianhua
  • Special Representative on African Affairs of the Chinese Government
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Graduate; 1984-85, studies, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, US. With Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 1977-79, Diplomatic Courier; 1979-83, staff member, then Attaché, Embassy of China in Britain; 1983-84, Attaché, Department of Consular Affairs; 1985-87, Attaché, then Third Secretary, Department of Consular Affairs; 1987-91, Third Secretary, then Second Secretary, Embassy of China in Britain; 1991-93, First Secretary, Office of the Chinese Senior Representative, Sino-British Joint Liaison Group; 1993-94, Division Chief, Department of Consular Affairs; 1994-99, Deputy Director-General, and 1999-2001, Director-General, Department of Consular Affairs; 2001-07, Consul-General of China in Los Angeles; 2007-12, Ambassador of China to South Africa. Since 2012, Special Representative on African Affairs of the Chinese Government.