Prof. Zheng is a tax professor at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing. She also works for World Health Organization as a tax consultant and she is the director of the WHO Collaborating Center for Tobacco and Economics in Beijing.
Her areas of expertise include Chinese fiscal and tax policy as well as tobacco economy. She has a strong commitment to health improvement and contributed directly to the Chinese tobacco tax reforms in 2009 and 2015 through a number of research projects in collaboration with the Chinese Ministry of Finance and the World Health Organization.
In addition to her research and teaching activities, she devotes herself to policy advocacy through training of various administrations, organization of seminars /conferences, and regular interviews with the medias.