The Quality Partnerships Team

QP has assembled a team of experts with long term experience in the fields of quality infrastructure, together with professionals from different backgrounds but with a similarly solid track record.

Senior Management

Mr KLAUS ZIEGLER - President and Legal Representative

A Swiss national, Klaus Ziegler has been working for over 20 years in the field of standardization, certification, and testing. Currently representing the German Standardization Institute DIN in China, he previously operated the project ‘Seconded European Standardization Expert for China’, supported by the European Commission. In his prior assignments he worked for the global testing and inspection body SGS as country manager in Japan.

In 2009 he founded the company Beijing Quality Partnerships LLC offering market access related services in China, such as CCC, NAL, and others. His company also operates various projects in the field of quality infrastructure, product safety, standardization, and information security.

Mr. Ziegler speaks German and English.

Ms. MING HUEYLING - Human Resources Director

A Swiss and Taiwan national, Ms. Ming Hueyling has more than 10 years of working experience in sales & marketing for medical companies such as Johnson and Johnson, Abbott, and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. Mrs. Hueyling spent 7 years managing human resources in the franchise education systems’ market in Taiwan.

Ms. Ming is in charge for development of the QP team and leading the office administration of QP.

Mrs. Ming speaks English, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese.

Mr. STEFAN PRANICH - Technical Director

A German/Thai national, Mr. Pranich has rich experience in international testing, certification, standardization, conformity assessment in Asia and Europe for electrical and mechanical products. He has been operating international testing and certification laboratories for more than 20 years, as well as production settlement and management in industry for more than 8 years.

Mr. Pranich operates as a technical certifier and technical expert for European and International testing and certification for GS mark, CB and the majority of European and International certifications schemes for electrical, electromechanical and mechanical products.

Mr. Pranich speaks fluent German, English and Thai.


Ms. YAO XIAOJING – Project Manager, Standardization

A Chinese national, Mrs. Yao obtained a BSc in Electronic Engineering from the University of Air force Engineering of China and a MSc with merits in Engineering Research at the University of Reading, UK. Mrs. Yao then provided her know-how as an editor for teaching materials in a publishing house under the MIIT for 3 years and as an engineer on integrated circuit design.

Mrs. Xiaojing has been assisting the Seconded European Standardization Expert for China (SESEC) project since 2006; as such she is responsible for all logistical aspects of the project and has in-depth knowledge of Chinese organizations, ministries and institutions related to standardization and conformity assessment.

Mrs. Yao speaks Mandarin Chinese and English.

Mr. JACK SUN – Senior Expert, Certification

Before joining Quality Partnerships, Mr. Sun has spent more than 20 years working with Chinese Certification and licensing schemes.

After his engineering studies at the Tianjin University of Technology, Mr. Sun has spent over two decades honing his technical mastery from design to production, quality insurance, after-sales service, product design, supervision of electromagnetic compatibility and certification of products for major Chinese electro-technical companies, on the behalf of which he has also contributed to the drafting of technical documents and standards.

Mr. Sun speaks Mandarin Chinese and English.