Hou Kai
侯凯
Auditor-General of the National Audit Office
Assumed office
30 June 2020
PremierLi Keqiang
Li Qiang
Preceded byHu Zejun
Personal details
BornApril 1962 (age 62)
Shenyang, Liaoning, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party
Alma materCentral University of Finance and Economics
Central Party School of the Chinese Communist Party
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese

Hou Kai (Chinese: 侯凯; born April 1962) is a Chinese politician, currently serving as auditor-general of the National Audit Office. He is a member of the Standing Committee of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection since November 2012.

He is a representative of the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party and a member of the 20th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party.[1][2]

Early life and education

Hou was born in Shenyang, Liaoning, in April 1962.[3] In 1980, he was accepted to Central University of Finance and Economics, where he majored in finance.[3]

Political career

After university in 1984, Hou was despatched to the Financial Audit Department of the National Audit Office, where he was promoted to deputy director in November 1999 and to director in February 2003.[3] Hou joined the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in December 1987.[3] He was director of the General Office of the National Audit Office in February 2009, in addition to serving as deputy auditor-general in September 2010.[3]

He was appointed secretary of the Shanghai Municipal Commission for Discipline Inspection in November 2013 and was admitted to member of the Standing Committee of the CCP Shanghai Municipal Committee, the province's top authority.[3][4]

Hou was transferred back to the central government in December 2016, when he was appointed deputy secretary of Working Committee of Organs Directly under the Central Government.[3][5] He was a member of the National Supervisory Commission from March 2018 to June 2020.[3]

In June 2020, Hou was chosen as auditor-general of the National Audit Office, succeeding Hu Zejun.[3]

References

  1. ^ Fu Zhongming (符仲明) (25 September 2022). 中国共产党第二十次全国代表大会代表名单. ce.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 10 November 2022.
  2. ^ Zhao Wenhan (赵文涵) (22 October 2022). (二十大受权发布)中国共产党第二十届中央委员会委员名单. xinhuanet.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 10 November 2022.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i Zhuang Yu (庄彧) (30 June 2020). 侯凯任审计署审计长 胡泽君不再担任. ce.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 10 November 2022.
  4. ^ Zhuang Yu (庄彧) (17 December 2016). 廖国勋任上海市委常委 接替侯凯任市纪委书记. ce.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 10 November 2022.
  5. ^ Yi Yi (伊一) (1 July 2020). 陈建文任中央和国家机关工委副书记 侯凯不再担任. ce.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 10 November 2022.
Government offices Preceded byZhang Ke [zh] Director of the General Office of the National Audit Office 2009–2011 Succeeded byChen Chenzhao [zh] Preceded byHu Zejun Auditor-General of the National Audit Office 2020– Incumbent Party political offices Preceded byYang Xiaodu Secretary of the Shanghai Municipal Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Chinese Communist Party 2013–2016 Succeeded byLiao Guoxun