ZHANG Hongtai was assigned as President & CEO of China Academy of Space Technology in December, 2014. Prior to assuming this position, he was vice president of CAST.
ZHANG Hongtai joined CAST in 1990, he became president of CAST Xi'an in 2004. He was appointed vice president of CAST in 2009.
ZHANG Hongtai holds a Master Degree in telecommunication and electronic system from Academy of Space Electronic Information.
ZHANG Hongtai was born in November 1965 in Jilin province, China.