Su Rong, male, Han nationality, is a native of Taonan, Jilin Province. He was born in 1948, joined the CPC in 1970 and joined the work force in 1974.
Su's early career was spent in Jilin, where he was born. In 1996, Su served as deputy secretary of the CPC Jilin Provincial Committee. After years of service in Jilin, he was transferred to Qinghai and in 2001 was made secretary of the CPC Qinghai Provincial Committee and a year later, chairman of the standing committee of the Qinghai Provincial People's Congress.
From 2003 to 2006, Su served as Secretary of the Gansu CPC Provincial Committee. He was an alternate member of the 14th and 15th CPC Central Committees and was a member of the 16th and 17th CPC Central Committees. He was also Executive Vice-President of Party School of the CPC Central Committee from 2006-2007.
He served as vice-chairman of the CPPCC National Committee for one year before being removed from the post in 2014. Su Rong was also Secretary of the Jiangxi CPC Provincial Committee and Chairman of the Jiangxi Provincial People's Congress.