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Zhang Jinan
Minister of Human Resources and Social Security
In office
March 2018 – June 2022
PremierLi Keqiang
Preceded byYin Weimin
Succeeded byZhou Zuyi
Personal details
BornFebruary 1957 (age 67)
Jiexi County, Guangdong, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party
Alma materWuhan University of Technology
Nankai University
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese

Zhang Jinan (Chinese: 张纪南; born February 1957) is a Chinese politician who served as chief of the General Office of the Central Institutional Organization Commission of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), and the Minister of Human Resources and Social Security.

Zhang was a member of the 18th Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

Early life and education

Zhang is a native of Jiexi County, Guangdong, and a member of the CCP. He graduated from the Wuhan College of Marine Transportation Engineering (now Wuhan University of Technology) with a degree in machinery manufacturing, and then received a doctorate in enterprise management from Nankai University.


Zhang has served as deputy secretary of the Tianjin Communist Youth League committee, general manager of the Hainan China Travel Service, deputy director of the Hainan Provincial CCP Committee Organization Department, and secretary of the Hainan Provincial Enterprise and Industry Committee. In April 2002, he was named to the Hainan provincial Party Standing Committee, and in May of that year began serving concurrently as the head of the provincial organization department. In January 2004, he was transferred to serve as director of the organization department of the Henan Provincial Party Committee.

In June 2004, Zhang moved to the central government, being appointed a member of the Departmental Affairs Committee of the Organization Department of the Chinese Communist Party, as well as head of the department's Second Cadre Bureau (Local Cadre Bureau). In March 2007, he was promoted to deputy director of the department. In April 2013, he was appointed to his current position of chief of the General Office of the Central Institutional Organization Commission (minister-level).[1]

In March 2018, Zhang was appointed as the Minister of Human Resources and Social Security.[2]


  1. ^ 中央任命张纪南担任中央编委委员、中央编办主任. 国共产党新闻网. Retrieved 2013-05-01.
  2. ^ "国务院副总理、国务委员、各部部长完整名单". Xinhua. 2018-03-19. Retrieved 2018-03-19.
Party political offices Preceded byWang Yongqing Chief of the General Office of theCentral Institutional Organization Commission 2013 – 2019 Succeeded byZhou Zuyi Government offices Preceded byYin Weimin Minister of Human Resources and Social Security 2018 – 2022 Succeeded byZhou Zuyi