Gong Zheng, mayor of Shanghai, is in charge of the overall work of the government.
Gong Zheng, male, Han Chinese, a CPC member, was born in March 1960 in Suzhou of Jiangsu Province and started work in August 1982. He was an on-job postgraduate and holds a Doctor’s degree in economics. Gong is now a member of the 19th CPC Central Committee, deputy Party secretary of the CPC Shanghai Committee, mayor of Shanghai, and secretary of the Leading Party Members’ Group of the Shanghai Municipal Government.
Gong previously worked as department-level secretary of China’s General Administration of Customs Director’s Office, deputy head of Tianjin Customs, deputy director of the Preparatory Office of National Customs Information Management Center, deputy director of China’s General Administration of Customs Business Specification Department and Information Work Leading Group Office, director of China’s General Administration of Customs Policy and Regulation Department, Party secretary and head of Shenzhen Customs, vice head of China’s General Administration of Customs, vice-governor of Zhejiang Provincial Government, a member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Zhejiang Committee, Party secretary of the CPC Hangzhou Committee, and deputy Party secretary and governor of Shandong Province.
Gong is now a member of the 19th CPC Central Committee.