Guo Zhengqian, male, Han nationality, is a native of Luoning, Henan Province. He was born in 1933 and joined the CPC in 1949. In 1954, he graduated from the Trade and Economics Faculty of People‘s University.
Guo has moved between government, business, and Party positions throughout his career. His involvement with the Hubei Provincial government includes being director of the Political Department of the Hubei Provincial Financial and Trade Office as well as serving as the deputy secretary of the CPC Hubei Provincial Committee. In 1986, he became the acting governor of the province and later served as the governor.
Along with his government background, Guo has also worked in leadership positions in the banking community. In 1980, he was governor of the Hubei branch of the People‘s Construction Bank. Ten years later in 1990, he served as deputy governor of the People‘s Bank of China.
After serving as a deputy for the 6th and 7th NPC, Guo increased his responsibilities with the 9th NPC. In 1998, he became a standing committee member of the 9th NPC and also assumed the vice-chairmanship of the Financial and Economic Committee.
He was a member of the 13th and 14th CPC Central Committees.