Mingzhou Zhang

Mingzhou Zhang from China earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Foreign Affairs Management from the Shanghai International Studies University and later worked in the Overseas Department of the China Youth Travel Service and as a Civil Servant at the Asia Bureau of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 2003 he joined CBBY as Deputy Secretary General. He was elected to the IBBY Executive Committee from 2008 to 2012 and was the 2012 Chair of the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award. He was elected to the IBBY EC again in 2014 and served as IBBY Vice-President from 2016-18.

He was the organizer of the 30th IBBY World Congress held in Macau, China in 2006. Until 2018 Mingzhou Zhang was the General Manager of the CCPPG (Chinese Children’s Press and Publications Group) International division. He is a board director of China Publishers Association and Executive Vice President of China Children’s Literature Research Society.

E-mail: mingzhouzhang68yeah.LÖSCHEN.net