Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

People's Daily Online


XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 11/9/2017
Career Data Updated: 11/9/2017

PHOTO: Ma Kai
Ma Kai 马凯
Vice-Premier, State Council; Director, State Council Leading Group for Migrant Workers; President, Chinese Academy of Governance; Director, State Council Leading Group for Promoting Medium and Small Enterprise Development; Director, National Construction Leading Group for Manufacturing Powerful Country; Director, Financial Stability and Development Committee of the State Council
Born: 1946

Biography

Ma Kai, male, Han nationality, is a native of Jinshan District of Shanghai. He was born in 1946, joined the CPC in 1965, and graduated from the Department of Politics and Economy of the Chinese People's University in 1982.

Ma Kai has spent his career in Beijing, initially with the Xicheng Planning Commission. In the mid-1990s he was elected deputy chief of the National Planning Commission. Ma Kai has served as deputy secretary-general of the State Council from 1998 to 2003, and he was also Minister of the National Development and Reform Committee from 2003-2008.

Ma was a member of the 16th and 17th CPC Central Committees. He was also State Councilor of State Council, Secretary-General of State Council.

He is President of the National School of Administration. In 2012, he became member of the Politburo of the 18th CPC Central Committee. In 2013 he became Vice-Premier of the State Council and director of the State Council Leading Group for Migrant Workers and director of the State Council Leading Group for Promoting Medium and Small Enterprise Development. He was also named Director of the State Council Safety Production Committee. In 2015 he was named Director of the National Construction Leading Group for Manufacturing Powerful Country.

In 2017 Ma was named director of the newly formed Financial Stability and Development Committee of the State Council.

Career Data

2017— Director, Financial Stability and Development Committee of the State Council
2015— Director, National Construction Leading Group for Manufacturing Powerful Country
2013— Director, State Council Safety Production Committee
2013— Director, State Council Leading Group for Promoting Medium and Small Enterprise Development
2013— Director, State Council Leading Group for Migrant Workers
2013— Vice-Premier, State Council
2013— Member, State Council CPC, Leading Party Group
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2008—2013 State Councilor, State Council
2008— President, Chinese Academy of Governance (formerly known as China National School of Administration)
2008—2013 Secretary-General, State Council
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2003—2008 Minister, National Development and Reform Commission
2003—2005 Secretary, Energy Development Office CPC, Leading Party Group
2003—2003 Secretary, Western Region Development Office CPC, Leading Party Group
2003—2008 Director, Western Region Development Office
2003—2008 Director, State Energy Commission, General Office
2003—2008 Secretary, National Development and Reform Commission CPC, Leading Party Group
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
1998—2003 Deputy Group Leader, 5th National Census Leading Group
1998—2003 Vice-Minister, National Afforestation Committee
1998—2003 Deputy Commander, State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters
1998—2003 Deputy Secretary-General, State Council
1997—2002 Member, CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
1995—1998 Vice-Minister, National Development and Reform Commission
1994 Deputy Chairman, China Youth Research Society
1993—1995 Vice-Minister, State Commission for Restructuring the Economy
1993—1995 Member, State Commission for Restructuring the Economy CPC, Leading Party Group
1992—1992 Student, CPC, Central Committee, Central Party School
1988—1993 Deputy Chief, National Price Bureau
1988—1993 Member, National Price Bureau CPC, Leading Party Group
1986—1988 Secretary, Pricing Bureau CPC, Party Committee Beijing Municipality
1986—1988 Chief, Pricing Bureau Beijing Municipality
1985—1986 Director, Economic System Reform Office Beijing Municipality
1984—1985 Deputy Head, People's Government Beijing, Xicheng District
1983—1984 Director, Planning Commission Beijing, Xicheng District
1982—1983 Assistant Researcher, Price Research Center of the State Council
1978—1982 Student, People's University of China, Political Economy Department Beijing Municipality
1973—1979 Teacher, CPC, District Committee, Party School Beijing, Xicheng District
1970—1973 Worker, Cultural Revolution, May 7th Cadre School Beijing, Xicheng District
1965—1970 Teacher, Beijing Municipality (4th Middle School)
1965 Joined, CPC


Recent Travel & Appearances

08 Nov 17 China establishes financial stability and development committee
30 Oct 17 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Jim Breyer (Breyer Capital Founder and CEO)
Henry Paulson (Paulson Institute Chairman)
Stephen Schwarzman (Chairman of the Blackstone Group)
Tim Cook (Apple CEO)
Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook CEO)
Opening up of China means win-win cooperation for world
28 Oct 17 State Council vows to implement spirit of CPC congress
29 Sep 17 China confers Friendship Award to foreign experts
28 Sep 17 China to deepen VAT reform
20 Sep 17 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
David Cameron (Former British Prime Minister)
Ma Kai meets with former British PM in Beijing
15 Sep 17 Travelled to Shandong Province, Jinan City
Ma Kai stresses more efforts to boost employment
09 Aug 17 Travelled to Hebei Province, Beidaihe
Liu Yunshan calls for innovation in science and technology
20 Jul 17 China stresses work safety, flood control
04 Jul 17 Ma Kai underlines innovation to develop new energy vehicles

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