Speakers

Hengpeng Zhu

Deputy Director, Institute of Economics; Director, Public Policy Research Center, China Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)

Hengpeng Zhu is Deputy Director of the Institute of Economics and Director of the Public Policy Research Center at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). Mr. Zhu is an advisor to multiple ministries in China including the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MoHRSS) on China’s medical reform. He has eight years of experience in the reform of state-owned enterprises and has followed reforms in China’s medical and healthcare system for ten years, leading field research in over 100 districts across the country. This has translated into various policy proposals, analysis and appraisals. In recent years, his research has focused on areas including public hospital reform, the Medicare system, innovations in medical services, drug distribution and the pricing system.