Jie Tang: Vice Mayor, Shenzhen Municipal Government of China

Jie Tang: Vice Mayor, Shenzhen Municipal Government of China

Mayor-TangJie Tang is the Vice Mayor of Shenzhen Municipal Government of China since 2009. As the leader in charge of the work of Shenzhen Development and Reform Commission, he leads the team responsible for designing and implementing Shenzhen Emissions Trading Pilot Scheme. He is the strong advocate of Shenzhen Emissions Trading Scheme and the key person who helps Shenzhen become one of the seven ETS pilots in China.Under his leadership, Shenzhen ETS pilot has made significant progress and achieved great innovations that break through the traditional ETS practices and suit the needs of Shenzhen circumstances.

Before Mr. TANG was elected as the Vice Mayor, he was the DeputyDirector-General of the Standing Committee of Shenzhen Municipal People’s Congress (MPC) from 2007 to 2009. Before that position, he was the Secretary-General of the Shenzhen Municipal Government from 2003 to 2007. Before he started his career in government in 1998, Mr. TANG was working in Quantity Economic Research Institute of Economics, Nankai University as Lecturer, Associate Professor, Deputy Dean and Dean from 1986 to 1995 and during that period he was a Fulbright scholar at University of Pennsylvania in the United States from September 1992 to October 1993.

Mr. TANG obtained a Ph.D. degree in Economics at Nankai University in China in 1993 and a Master degree in Political Economics at Nankai University as well in 1986.