- Appointed on 6 February 2017
Mr Xi Zhengping is currently a Director and General Manager of CNAF. Prior to this appointment, he was the Deputy General Manager of China Non-ferrous Metal Mining (Group) Co., Ltd. Mr Xi used to serve as President of Northwest Institute for Non-ferrous Metal Research between May 2005 to December 2010. He was the Head of Shaanxi Provincial Department of Science and Technology from December 2010 to February 2013 and Mayor of Weinan City, Shaanxi Province, from February 2013 to February 2015.
Mr Xi holds a Doctor of Engineering from Northeastern University of Technology with a major in physical chemistry of metallurgy and is a qualified senior engineer at the professor level. He was conferred “National Outstanding Professional” which was jointly awarded by national agencies including the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and Ministry of Science and Technology. Xi was also a recipient of the Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation “Science and Technology Innovation” award.