Ambassador Zhang Qiyue started her diplomatic career in 1982. She has rich experience in multilateral and bilateral diplomacy. She served as Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Belgium and Indonesia respectively. Her previous posts also include the Secretariat of United Nations Headquarters in New York and Chinese Permanent Mission to the United Nations.
From 1998 to 2004, she worked as the Spokeswoman of the Chinese Foreign Ministry. She also served as Deputy Director General of the Information Department from 1998 to 2004 and Director General of the Department for Diplomatic Missions Abroad from 2012 to 2014.
Ambassador Zhang Qiyue graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University. She is married, with one son.
She has been the Consul General of China in New York since December 29th, 2014.