Wang Huning, male, Han nationality, is a native of Laizhou, Shandong province. He was born in October 1955, and joined the CPC in 1984. He graduated from the Department of International Politics of Fudan University. He is a professor. He was also a member of the secretariat of the 17th CPC Central Committee and director of the policy research office of the CPC Central Committee. He was a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee.
In 2012, he became member of the Politburo of the 18th CPC Central Committee.
In 2017 he was named as a member of the Standing Committee of the Politburo of the 19th CPC Central Committee.