Dai Xianglong, male, Han nationality, is a native of Yizheng City, Jiangsu Province. He was born in 1944. He graduated from the Accounting Department of the Central Institute of Finance and Banking, Beijing and joined the CPC in 1973. Dai holds the title of senior economist.
Trained as an accountant, Dai has worked in the banking and insurance fields for most of his career. He was vice president of the Agricultural Bank of China, vice president of the Bank of Communications, president of the China Pacific Insurance Company Ltd. and vice-governor of the People's Bank of China. From 1995 until 2000 he was governor of the People's Bank of China.
Dai was an alternate member of the 14th CPC Central Committee, a member of 15th, 16th, and 17th CPC Central Committees. Dai was mayor of Tianjin from 2003-2007. He served as President of the National Council for Social Security Fund from 2008 to 2013.