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

XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/18/2013
Career Data Updated: 3/18/2013

PHOTO: Chen Changzhi
Chen Changzhi
Vice-Chairman, 12th Standing Committee of the NPC; Chairman, China Democratic National Construction Association, Central Committee
Born: 1945

Biography

Chen Changzhi, male, Han nationality, is a native of Xiaogan, Sichuan Province. He was born in 1945. An economics graduate of Sichuan University, he taught in his home province for about 10 years and then after taking postgraduate study at his alma mater, moved by stages up to assistant professor at the university.

During this period he joined the China Democratic National Construction Association, one of China's eight non-Communist parties, and by 1997 had become a member of the standing committee of the China Democratic National Construction Association Central Committee. Chen was deputy secretary-general of the CPPCC Sichuan Provincial Committee for nine years and, in 1998, was named a member of the standing committee of the 9th CPPCC National Committee.

Again moving from provincial to national position, he was deputy director of the Sichuan Provincial Department of Supervision in 1994 and four years later was appointed a vice-minister of Supervision.

He was a Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 11th NPC and in 2013 was elected as Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 12th NPC.

Career Data

2013—2018 Vice-Chairman, 12th Standing Committee of the NPC
2008—2013 Vice-Chairman, 11th Standing Committee of the NPC
2007— Chairman, China Democratic National Construction Association, Central Committee
2002—2007 Vice-Chairman, China Democratic National Construction Association, Central Committee
1998—2008 Vice-Minister, Ministry of Supervision
1998—2003 Member, 9th CPPCC, National Committee, Standing Committee
1998—1998 Vice-Chairman, CPPCC, Provincial Committee Sichuan Province
1997—1998 Member, China Democratic National Construction Association, Central Committee, Standing Committee
1997—1998 Chairman, China Democratic National Construction Association, Provincial Committee Sichuan Province
1994—1997 Deputy Director, Provincial Department of Supervision Sichuan Province
1988—1997 Secretary-General, China Democratic National Construction Association, Provincial Committee Sichuan Province
1988—1997 Vice-Chairman, China Democratic National Construction Association, Provincial Committee Sichuan Province
1988—1997 Deputy Secretary-General, CPPCC, Provincial Committee Sichuan Province
1985 Joined, China Democratic National Construction Association
Professor, Sichuan University Sichuan Province
1981—1988 Teaching Assistant, Sichuan University Sichuan Province
1979—1981 Postgraduate Student, Sichuan University Sichuan Province
1978—1979 Teacher, Jinyang School for Advanced Study of Teachers Sichuan Province, Jinyang County
1972—1977 Staff Member, Culture and Education Bureau Sichuan Province, Jinyang County
1970—1971 (Teacher, Middle School, Jinyang County, Sichuan Province)
1968 Graduate, Sichuan University, Economics Department Sichuan Province, Chengdu City


Recent Travel & Appearances

05 Apr 17 Travelled to Bangladesh, Dhaka
Senior Chinese lawmaker calls for full implementation of sustainable development agenda
24 Feb 17 China's top legislature wraps up bi-monthly session
16 Dec 16 Non-communist party convenes plenary session
29 Jun 16 China's top legislator attends plenary meeting of bi-monthly session of NPC Standing Committee
10 Jun 15 Travelled to Armenia, Yerevan
Armenia's president meets visiting Chinese legislative delegation
09 Jun 15 Travelled to Georgia, Tbilisi and met with the following:
Giorgi Margvelashvili (President of Georgia)
Senior Chinese legislator visits Georgia
26 Jun 14 Legislators discuss measures to commercialize "sleeping" patents #China
27 Apr 14 Travelled to Tanzania, Dares Salaam and met with the following:
Jakaya Kikwete (President of Tanzania)
Chinese special envoy visits #Tanzania #China
17 Jan 14 Travelled to Cuba, Havana and met with the following:
Esteban Lazo (National Assembly President of Cuba)
#Cuba, #China underscore strong bilateral ties
30 Jul 13 CPC solicits opinions on economic growth from non-CPC members #China

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