John (Xin) Zhang joined Duff & Phelps in May 2017 from Quantera Global. He is a director in the transfer pricing practice based in Singapore, with extensive transfer pricing experience throughout southeast Asia and P.R. China. John participated in various value chain transformation projects for global-scale multinational clients to achieve an optimal effective tax rate (ETR) for the Asia-Pacific region in a sustainable manner. He also assisted many median-sized multinational clients to design or re-design their transfer pricing system with practical guidance on policy implementation. John managed and executed hundreds of transfer pricing documentation in compliance with OECD and/or various country-specific requirements, such as the preparation of Masterfile/local documentation.

John's experience covers a wide range of industries, including agrochemical, commodity trading, electricals/electronics manufacturing, engineering construction, food and beverage, hotel and hospitality, IT consulting, industrial products distribution, logistics and shipping.

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, John was senior manager of Quantera Global. Before Quantera Global, John worked in PricewaterhouseCoopers' transfer pricing group in Singapore and Shanghai dealing with a great varieties of multinational clients in valuation chain transformation (VCT), transfer pricing planning, documentation and dispute resolution in Asia.  

John is a science-trained graduate with a Bachelor degree from School of Pharmacy, Fudan University in P.R. China, and is certified to have passed all subjects of the professional stage of the CPA Examination of P.R. China.

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