Yin Li, Male, Han nationality, is a native of Jinan City, Shandong Province. He was born in 1962, joined the CPC in 1983, graduated from Shandong Medical University with a Bachelor Degree in 1986, with a Master Degree in 1988, and from Former Soviet Union Social Health Economics and Health Business Management Institute with a Doctorate Degree in 1993. From 2008 to 2012, he was Vice-Minister of Health Ministry. From 2012 to 2013 he served as Director of the State Food and Drug Administration.
From 2013 to 2015, he served as Deputy Director of the National Health and Family Planning Commission and Deputy Director, China Food and Drug Administration. In 2015 he was named Deputy Secretary of the CPC Sichuan Provincial Committee and in Feb. 2016 he was elected Governor of Sichuan Province (re-elected in 2018). He was an Alternate Member of the 18th CPC Central Committee and is a member of the 19th CPC Central Committee.