Zhou Shengxian, male, Han nationality, is a native of Wuzhong, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. He was born in 1949, graduated from Wuzhou Teachers' School and joined the CPC in 1972.
Zhu began his career as a teacher in Tongxian County. He also served as a deputy magistrate there. He later held various party leadership positions in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. He was appointed director of the State Forestry Administration in 2000.
In 2005, He became Minister and Secretary of the Party Group of the State Environmental Protection Administration. He was an alternate member of the 16th CPC Central Committee and he was a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee. He is now Minister of the Ministry of Enviornmental Protection and a Member of the 18th CPC Central Committee.