Dr. Zheng Guoguang is responsible for the CMA’s overall management since March 2007. He graduated from the Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology with a Bachelor’s degree in Atmospheric Observation, and later obtained his Master degree in Atmospheric Physics from the same institute. He received his doctorial degree of science in physics from the University of Toronto in Canada. He is a part-time professor in the Peking University and a doctoral supervisor in the Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology.
He has had a series of appointment within the CMA over the span of his career, including Deputy Director-General, Institute of Strategic Development & Overall Planning (1997 - 1998), Deputy Director-General of the Fujian Provincial Meteorological Bureau, Director-General, Department of Observation and Telecommunication (1998 - 1999) and Deputy Administrator (1998 - 1999).
Dr. Zheng Guoguang also serves as Chairman of the National Climate Committee of China, Chairman of the Chinese Committee of the Global Climate Observing System (CGOS), Member of the National Leading Group to Address Climate Change and Energy Conservation & Pollutant Discharge Reduction and Deputy Director of the Office of the National Leading Group to Address Climate Change, Vice President of the Chinese Meteorological Society, Permanent Representative of China with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Member of the WMO Executive Council, Focal Point of China for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and Co-Chair of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO).