Zhang Chengfu holds a Law doctorate and is deputy director of the School of Public Management and Policy of Renmin University of China, director of the Research Centre of Government Management and Reform, and director of the Crisis-management Research Centre. He receives a special government allowance from the State Council.

Research directions

Public management, crisis and risk management, organisational theory and management, public policy, administrative reform, law-based administration, and rule of law.

Research projects

He has led a number of major projects at national, State Council, and ministry and commission levels, with a focus on governance, administrative reform, crisis management, e-government, performance appraisal, public policy, and other areas.

Principal Publications

Administrative-procedures Law: a Comparative Study

Crisis Management for Governments

A Great Transformation: Goals of and Approaches to Administrative Reforms in China

Modern Human-resources Management and Development