Mr. Liu He is now Minister of the Office of the Central Leading Group on Financial and Economic Affairs, Vice Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and Member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.
He joined the Office of the Central Leading Group on Financial and Economic Affairs in 2003 as Vice Minister, responsible for economic-social development and macroeconomic policies.
He served as CPC Secretary for the Development Research Center (DRC) of the State Council since 2011 to 2013. He worked a long time for the National Development and Reform Commission and its predecessor, the State Planning Commission (SPC), in which he had taken part in the development of every China’s Five-year economic-social development plan since 1980s.
He was Vice Executive Chairman of the State Information Center (SIC) from 1998 to 2001. He served as Vice Minister for the informatization office of the State Council from 2001 to 2003, where he was responsible for e-government development in China.
As a well-known economist, he is co-founder and one of moderators for the Chinese Economist 50 Forum. He acts as a visiting professor and a supervisor for PhD and post-doctoral degree candidates at Peking University and Renmin University in China.
Mr. Liu was born in Beijing in 1952. He received a B.A. in economics from Renmin University in China. He studied at Seton Hall University and Harvard University in USA and was awarded an MPA from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.