Chen Xi, male, Han nationality, is a native of Putian City, Fujian province. He was born in 1953, joined the CPC in 1978, and graduated from Department of Chemical Engineering of Tsinhua University. Chen acquired a master degree from Tsinghua University. He was a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee Central Commission for Discipline and Inspection, Vice Minister of Education and Deputy Secretary of the Leading Party Members Group of that ministry. From 2011 to 2013, he was 1st Secretary of Secretariat, Executive Vice Chairman, and Secretary, Leading Party Group, Chinese Society of Science and Technology. Since 2013, he is Executive Deputy-Director, Organization Department, Central Committee. He was a member of the 18th CPC Central Committee.
In 2017 he became Head of the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee and a member of the Secretariat of the 19th CPC Central Committee.