Chen Hao

Chen Hao (Chinese: 陈豪; born February 1954) is a politician of the People’s Republic of China, serving since 2016 as Communist Party Secretary of Yunnan province. He was formerly Governor of Yunnan and vice-chairman of the All-China Federation of Trade Unions.


Chen Hao was born February 1954 in Haimen, Jiangsu province, and worked as a schoolteacher in Haimen from 1973 to 1977. He joined the Communist Party of China in June 1976.

From 1979 to 1983 he worked at a fruit company in Jing’an District, Shanghai. From 1980 to 1984 he studied at Jiang’an Part-time University, majoring in Chinese literature. Starting in 1983, he worked at the Jiang’an District government, becoming Deputy Communist Party Chief of the district in 1996. From 1989 to 1991 he enrolled at the graduate school of East China Normal University, studying economics.

In 1997, he entered the municipal government of Shanghai. In 2003, he obtained an MBA degree from China Europe International Business School. From 2003 to 2010 he served as vice-chairman of the Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress, and chairman of the Shanghai General Trade Union. In 2011 he became vice-chairman of the All-China Federation of Trade Unions.

On 17 October 2014, Chen Hao was appointed acting Governor of Yunnan province, succeeding Li Jiheng.[2] He was confirmed as governor in January 2015. In August 2016, Chen was appointed the Communist Party Secretary of Yunnan by the CPC Central Committee.

Party political offices
Preceded by
Li Jiheng
Communist Party Secretary of Yunnan
2016 – present
Political offices
Preceded by
Li Jiheng
Governor of Yunnan
2014 – 2016
Succeeded by
Ruan Chengfa