Tian Chengping, male, Han nationality, is a native of Daming County, Hebei Province. He was born in 1945, joined the CPC in 1964, entered the work force in 1968 and graduated from Qinghua University.
Tian's career has been divided between service in Beijing and service in Qinghai. In the early 1980's Tian held Party positions in the CPC Yanshan Petrochemical Corporation Committee, and in 1988 he served as deputy secretary of the CPC Qinghai Provincial Committee. Tian Chengping was elected governor of Qinghai Province in 1993.
Tian served as an alternate member of the 14th CPC Central Committee and was a member of the 15th and 16th CPC Central Committees. From 2005 to 2008, he served as Minister of Labor and Social Security. Currently, Tian serves as a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee and Deputy Director, Central Leading Group for Rural Work.