Professor Dr. Jianxin Zhang is President of Asia Pacific Quality Network (APQN), the largest non-profit, non-government organization in the Asia-Pacific Region. She serves as Chief Expert of Yunnan Higher Education Evaluation Center (YHEEC), full-time professor of Yunnan University and Advisor of Council for CHEA (Higher Education Accreditation) International Quality Group (CIQG) in USA.
She gained PhD degree at Peking University in China, Master degree in EPFL in Switzerland, a visiting scholar in UNESCO.
She has been teaching for 37 years, visited over 50 countries on academic assignments and activities of education quality assurance.She chaired over 50 research projects both at home and abroad. She organized over 20 on-site evaluations to HEIs, reviewed Fiji Higher Education Commission, the Certification Association “Russian Register”, Indonesian Accreditation Agency for Higher Education in Health(IAAHEH) in the on-site review of Asia-Pacific Quality Register (APQR) and CHEA/CIQG Quality Platform Review, conducted 3 workshops on evaluators in Pakistan, etc. She has published 24 books and over 200 papers.