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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 11/18/2017
Career Data Updated: 7/22/2013

PHOTO: Zhang Gaoli
Zhang Gaoli 张高丽
Vice-Premier, State Council; Director, State Council Leading Group for the 1st Nationwide Geography Conditions Survey; Director, State Council Leading Group for Nationwide Economy Census
Born: 1946

Biography

Zhang Gaoli, male, Han nationality, is a native of Jinjiang, Fujian Province. Zhang was born in 1946, graduated from Xiamen University in 1970 and joined the CPC in 1973.

Zhang served in several party and government roles in Guangdong Province for about 12 years. He also spent several years leadership roles in the Shenzhen CPC. From 2002 to 2003, he was Governor of Shandong Province.

Zhang was an alternate member of the 15th CPC Central Committee and a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee. From 2007 to 2012 Zhang served as secretary of the CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee and a member of the Politburo of the 17th CPC Central Committee and a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee.

In 2012, he was elected member of the Standing Committee of the Politburo of the 18th CPC Central Committee. In 2013 he became Vice-Premier of the State Council, Director of the State Council Leading Group for the 1st Nationwide Geography Conditions Survey, director of the State Council Leading Group for Nationwide Economy Census, Director of State Council Construction Committee for South-to-North Water Division Project, and deputy director of the State Energy Commission.

Career Data

2013— Deputy Director, State Energy Commission
2013— Vice-Premier, State Council
2013— Deputy Secretary, State Council CPC, Leading Party Group
2013— Deputy Director, National Leading Group for Climate Change and for Energy Conservation & Reduction of Pollution Discharge
2013— Deputy Director, State Council Leading Group for Rejuvenating the Northeast Region and Other Old Industrial Bases
2013— Deputy Director, State Council Leading Group for Western Region Development
2013— Director, State Council Leading Group for the 1st Nationwide Geography Conditions Survey
2013— Director, State Council Leading Group for Nationwide Economy Census
2013— Director, State Construction Commission, Office of South-to-North Water Diversion Project
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2007—2012 Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee Tianjin Municipality
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2003—2007 Chairman, Provincial People's Congress, Standing Committee Shandong Province
2002—2007 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Shandong Province
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2003 Governor, People's Government Shandong Province
2001—2002 Acting Governor, People's Government Shandong Province
2001—2002 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Shandong Province
2000—2001 Chairman, City People's Congress, Standing Committee Guangdong Province, Shenzhen City
1998—2001 First Secretary, PLA, Regions, Guangzhou Military Region, Shenzhen Garrison CPC, Party Committee
1998—2001 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Guangdong Province
1997—2002 Alternate Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1997—2001 Secretary, CPC, City Committee Guangdong Province, Shenzhen City
1993—1997 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Guangdong Province
1992—1994 Director, Provincial Planning Committee Guangdong Province
1992—1994 Secretary, Provincial Planning Committee CPC, Leading Party Group Guangdong Province
1988—1997 Vice-Governor, People's Government Guangdong Province
1985—1988 Director, Provincial Economic Committee Guangdong Province
1985—1988 Secretary, Provincial Economic Committee CPC, Leading Party Group Guangdong Province
1984—1985 Manager, Sinopec Corp., Maoming Petrochemical Company Guangdong Province, Maoming City
1984—1985 Deputy Secretary, CPC, City Committee Guangdong Province, Maoming City
1980—1984 Deputy Manager, Sinopec Corp., Maoming Petrochemical Company Guangdong Province, Maoming City
1980—1984 Member, Sinopec Corp., Maoming Petrochemical Company CPC, Party Committee Guangdong Province, Maoming City
1973 Joined, CPC
1970—1977 Deputy Secretary, Sinopec Corp., Maoming Petrochemical Company CYLC, Institutional Level Guangdong Province, Maoming City
1965—1970 Student, Xiamen University, Economics Department Fujian Province


Recent Travel & Appearances

11 Dec 17 Was in Beijing Municipality
China strives to enhance environmental protection
24 Nov 17 Travelled to Qinghai Province, Xining City
Zhang Gaoli stresses environmental protection
17 Nov 17 Zhang Gaoli stresses pollution control
15 Nov 17 Travelled to Heilongjiang Province, Harbin City
Zhang Gaoli stresses reform, innovation to revive NE industrial base
02 Nov 17 Zhang Gaoli hopes to maximize benefit of water diversion project
02 Nov 17 Zhang Gaoli hopes to maximize benefit of water diversion project
26 Oct 17 Travelled to Thailand, Bangkok and met with the following:
King Maha Vajiralongkorn (King of Thailand)
Zhang Gaoli attends Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej's royal cremation ceremony
25 Oct 17 Xi meets congress delegates
24 Oct 17 CPC congress concludes, opening new chapter for new era
18 Oct 17 CPC speeds up modernization drive toward "great" socialist China

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