Mr. Chen Jining is Vice Mayor and Acting Mayor of Beijing. Other titles he holds include Deputy Secretary of the Beijing Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Secretary of the Party Leadership Group of Beijing Municipal Government, Executive President of Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022), Deputy Secretary of the Party Leadership Group of Beijing 2022, and member of the Steering Commission of the CPC Central Committee for Cultural and Ethical Progress.
Mr. Chen Jining was born in Lishu County, Jilin Province in February 1964. He graduated from Imperial College London with a Ph.D degree of Engineering in Environmental System Analysis, and later became a professor in Tsinghua University. He started his career in April 1998 and joined the CPC in June 1984.
The previous leadership positions Mr. Chen held include: Vice Dean and then Dean of the Department of Environmental Science & Engineering of Tsinghua University, Vice President, Executive Vice President (director-general level) and then President (vice minister level) of Tsinghua University, Minister and Secretary of the Party Leadership Group of Ministry of Environmental Protection.