Wang Guangya, male, Han nationality, is a native of Jiangsu Province. He was born in 1950.
After study in Wales and at the London School of Economics and Politics, Wang's career was divided between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Chinese Mission to the UN in New York, broken by a year of study at Johns Hopkins University.
He served as China's ambassador to the United Nations from 2003-2008 and Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2008 - 2010. He is an alternate member of the 17th CPC Central Committee and in 2010, becmame Director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council.