Mr. Zheng previously worked as the Deputy Director General of the Tianjin Economic Development Zone (TJEDZ). Under his leadership, investments by large multinationals including BOC City Development Fund and the Medical Group of China Minsheng Investment Group aggregating more than US$15 bn were completed. He also led initiatives to support companies in the TJEDZ in securing financing and preparing for IPO and subsequent development, including the IPOs of Asymchem Laboratories and BOMESC, and the development of such companies’ subsidiaries in the TJEDZ as Tencent, DIDI, ICBC Leasing, Industrial Bank Leasing, China First Auto-VW JV, China First Auto-Toyota JV, Mobike, and OFO.
Prior to TJEDZ, Mr. Zheng worked as a departmental director at the Export-Import Bank of China for more than 15 years, mainly in the credit management and loan assessment areas. He was responsible for approving RMB500 bn worth of loans for nearly 1,000 projects covering telecom, advanced manufacturing, shipping, healthcare, real estate, culture and film sectors. In the meantime, he was involved in the loan approval process for almost all the loans that required headquarters approval by the Bank between 2008 and 2015, as well as the post lending assessment process.
Mr. Zheng is experienced in the working of Chinese government agencies and the policies supporting companies and distinguishes himself in terms of providing value-add services to our investee companies. He possesses in-depth knowledge and rich experience in risk pricing, guarantee condition, risk mitigation, lending condition and credit approval procedure.
Mr. Zheng graduated from the Central University of Finance and Economics of China with a B.A. degree in Economics.