Yu Weiguo, male, Han nationality, is a native of Wendeng City, Shandong Province. He was born in 1955, entered the work force in 1973, and joined the CPC in 1975. From 2009 to 2013, he was Secretary of CPC Xiamen Committee and Director of Xiamen City People's Congress Standing Committee of Fujian Province. He is an Alternate Member of the 18th CPC Central Committee and in April 2013 he became Deputy Secretary of the Fujian CPC Provincial Committee. In 2015 he became Acting Governor and Vice-Governor of Fujian Province. In 2016 he was named Governor of Fujian Province.
In 2017 he became a member of the 19th CPC Central Committee and Secretary of the Fujian CPC Provincial Committee.