Zhang Xupei was born in 1951 in Shanghai. He is a vice president of the CSE and president of Zhejiang Society of Education (ZSE). Mr. Zhang is a National Education Inspector, and a member of the Expert Committee on Curriculum Reform of the Ministry of Education. He is also deputy director of Zhejiang Committee on Care for Children and director of Committee on Care for Children of Zhejiang Provincial Education System.
Mr. Zhang was the research director of a number of projects, many of which have received municipal, provincial, and national recognitions. He also participated in the drafting of the National Outline for Medium- and Long-term Education Reform and Development (2010 – 2020) and the review of the New National Curriculum Standard.