Li Ganjie
李干杰
Li in 2013
Head of the Organization Department of the Chinese Communist Party
Assumed office
26 April 2023
DeputyJiang Xinzhi (executive)
General SecretaryXi Jinping
Preceded byChen Xi
Communist Party Secretary of Shandong
In office
30 September 2021 – 29 December 2022
DeputyZhou Naixiang (Governor)
Preceded byLiu Jiayi
Succeeded byLin Wu
Governor of Shandong
In office
17 April 2020 – 30 September 2021
Party SecretaryLiu Jiayi
Preceded byGong Zheng
Succeeded byZhou Naixiang
Minister of Ecology and Environment
In office
19 March 2018 – 29 April 2020
PremierLi Keqiang
Preceded byHimself (as Minister of Environmental Protection)
Succeeded byHuang Runqiu
Minister of Environmental Protection
In office
27 June 2017 – 19 March 2018
PremierLi Keqiang
Preceded byChen Jining
Succeeded byHimself (as Minister of Ecology and Environment)
Personal details
Born (1964-11-11) November 11, 1964 (age 59)
Wangcheng County, Hunan
Political partyChinese Communist Party
Alma materTsinghua University

Li Ganjie (Chinese: 李干杰; born 11 November 1964) is a Chinese politician serving as the head of the Organization Department of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). He is a member of the 20th Politburo of the Chinese Communist Party and a secretary of the 20th Secretariat of the Chinese Communist Party. He has previously served as head of the National Nuclear Safety Administration, deputy party secretary of Hebei, the Minister of Ecology and Environment (previously as the Minister of Environmental Protection) from 2017 to 2020, and the Communist Party Secretary of Shandong from 2021 to 2022.

Early life

Li was born in Wangcheng County, Hunan province. He joined the CCP in 1984, while attending Tsinghua University, where he studied industrial physics and nuclear safety. He has a master's degree in engineering.[citation needed] In July 1989, after completing graduate studies, he became an engineer at the National Nuclear Safety Administration's Beijing office. Between September 1991 and January 1993, he studied in France.[citation needed]

Political career

Between March 1993 and July 1998, he took on a series of successively senior roles at the Nuclear Safety Administration. In 1998 he was sent as a guazhi deputy party secretary of Pingjiang County, Hunan.[citation needed]

In January 1999, Li began working at the office of the Chinese Ambassador to France, specializing in technology affairs. In July 2000, he was transferred to the State Administration for Environmental Protection (SEPA, later established as a ministry). He then took on a series of leading positions specializing in nuclear safety, eventually rising to head of the National Nuclear Safety Administration in December 2006. In March 2008, after reforms, Li took on the concurrent post of Deputy Minister of Environmental Protection.[1]

In October 2016, Li was transferred to become Deputy Party Secretary of Hebei province.[2]

In June 2017, Li was named Minister of Environmental Protection. At the time of his appointment he was the youngest member of the ministerial level officials of the State Council.[3]

In April 2020, Li was appointed as the acting Governor of Shandong Province. He was elected as the governor in July.[4]

In October 2022, Li was elected to the 20th Politburo of the Chinese Communist Party. He is the youngest member of the Politburo. In April 2023, Li assumed the office of the head of the CCP's Organization Department, succeeding Chen Xi.[5]

References

  1. ^ 周建李干杰出任国家环保总局副局长. Sohu. Retrieved 2013-05-01.
  2. ^ 李干杰任河北省委副书记 赵勇不再任河北省委副书记. China News Service. Retrieved 2016-10-28.
  3. ^ 李干杰任环保部党组书记 陈吉宁不再担任. Sina. Retrieved 2017-05-31.
  4. ^ 李干杰当选山东省省长(图/简历)--组织人事-人民网. People's Daily. Retrieved 2020-11-07.
  5. ^ "China puts scientist in charge of Communist Party's HR department". South China Morning Post. 2023-04-27. Retrieved 2023-04-29.
Government offices Preceded byWang Yuqing [zh] Director of the National Nuclear Safety Administration 2006–2016 Succeeded byLiu Hua [zh] Preceded byChen Jining Minister of Environmental Protection 2017–2018 Post abolished New title Minister of Ecology and Environment 2018–2020 Succeeded byHuang Runqiu Preceded byGong Zheng Governor of Shandong 2020–2021 Succeeded byZhou Naixiang Party political offices Preceded byZhao Yong Deputy Communist Party Secretary of Hebei 2016–2017 Succeeded byZhao Yide New title Communist Party Secretary of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment 2018–2020 Succeeded bySun Jinlong Preceded byLiu Jiayi Communist Party Secretary of Shandong 2021–2022 Succeeded byLin Wu Preceded byChen Xi Head of the Organization Department of the Chinese Communist Party 2023– Incumbent