Zhang Guohua, born in November 1965, with a master's degree in economics, began working in August 1987. Of Han ethnicity, he hails from Nantong city, Jiangsu province, and is a member of the CPC. Zhang is chief economic manager of Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce.
He is mainly responsible for office administration, commerce comprehensive research, commerce operation analysis, conference and exhibition industry management, and organization and compilation of local annals and business yearbooks. He is in charge of the General Office of Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce, the Comprehensive Division (Research Office), the Conference and Exhibition Division, the Municipal Commerce Development Research Center, and City Business Development Research Center, and the Municipal Commerce Administration Affairs Center (Municipal Convention and Exhibition Industry Promotion Center).