Hu Huangbang, male, Han nationality, is a native of Henan province. He was born in 1955, graduated from Jilin University and received a doctorate from the Shaanxi Institute of Finance and Economics in 1999. From 1992 to 1993, he was a visiting scholar to the University of Manitoba in Canada. He was a commissioner of disciplinary inspection of the China Banking Regulatory Commission.
Hu was an alternate member of the 18th CPC Central Committee and from 2013 to 2018 he was chairman of the China Development Bank. In 2020, he was expelled from the Communist Party of China CPC over serious violations of Party discipline and laws.