Li Shenglin, male, Han nationality, is a native of Nantong, Jiangsu Province. He was born in 1946, graduated from the Zhenjiang Institute of Agriculural Mechanization in 1970, and joined the CPC in 1973.
Li worked as Deputy Secretary-General of the Tianjin Municipal People's Government, and after 1983 he was Director of the Tianjin Municipal Planning Committee. He was elected Vice-Mayor of Tianjin in May of 1991 and was appointed Mayor in May of 1998.
Li was Deputy of the 9th NPC, Deputy Secretary of the 6th,7th and 8th CPC Tianjin Municipal Committees, and member of the 15th and 16th CPC Central Committees.
He was a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee and served as Minister of the Ministry of Transport from 2005 to 2013.