Wei-Guo Zhang

Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Dr Wei-Guo Zhang is currently the PricewaterhouseCoopers Professor in Accounting in Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE), Professor of Management Practice in Tsinghua University’s School of Economics and Management (Tsinghua), and supervisor of post doctorial researchers of China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC). He is also an independent director of YONYOU, the largest ERP company in China.

Professor Zhang started his university education in SUFE in 1978. He got his BA, MA and PhD from SUFE in 1982, 1985 and 1989. When he was a PhD candidate in SUFE, he also studied in the University of New South Wales, and worked in Deloitte Haskins + Sells, under a program funded by the Australian Government. He became an accounting professor in SUFE in 1992, and PhD supervisor in SUFE from 1993. He served as the Head of SUFE’s Department of Accounting from 1992 to 1997. He also served as the PhD supervisor in Tsinghua from 1999 to 2007.

From 1997 to 2007, Dr Zhang served as the Chief Accountant and International Director of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), China’s capital market regulator.

From 2007 to 2017, Dr Zhang served as the Board Member of the International Accounting Standard Board (IASB) based in London, the first one from China, and the second one from Asia. During this period, he served as the member of CSRC’s International Advisory Council.

Because of his outstanding performance, Dr Zhang has been granted various awards and honours, including National Outstanding Young University Teacher Award in 1989, National Outstanding Teacher Award in 1995. In 2005, he became the first person in CSRC to get Special Government Award from State Council, China’s highest government administrative body. He was selected as one of the 10 Distinguished Alumni in 2017 when SUFE held its centennial celebration



1991年起任上财会计学系副主任、主任, 1992年晋升为教授, 1993年被国务院学位委员会遴选为博士生导师,又从2000年起在清华任博士生导师。1997年至2007年,任证监会首席会计师,后又兼任证监会会计部主任和国际部主任。2007年至2017年任第一位来自中国、第二位来自亚洲的国际会计准则理事会理事。此间,还兼任证监会国际顾问委员会委员。

由于其在各方面的突出贡献,张为国教授曾获一系列奖励与荣誉,包括 “全国高等院校优秀青年教师奖”(1989),“上海市高等院校优秀青年教师奖”(1991), “全国优秀教师”称号(1995)。2005年,又因对我国证券市场发展的突出贡献而获国务院颁发的政府特殊津贴,为证监会系统获此殊荣第一人。2017年上财百年校庆时,被评为十大“杰出校友”之一。

My Sessions

Part 2 – Regulatory Reporting – Structured Data Comes Of Age


New Trends in Standards Based Reporting Professor. Zhang Weiguo, A former IASB board member Distinguished Prof Zhang Weiguo will discuss the manner in which standards setting and reporting are slowly changing as new technologies, and structured data become a key part of disclosure and finance. 35 mins + 10 mins of time for questions. Rethinking […]