Ding Xiexiang, male, Han nationality, is a native of Nantong City, Jiangsu Province. He was born in 1962, graduated from Northeast Heavy Machinery Institute (Yanshan University) with a Bachelor Degree and entered the work force in 1982, and joined the CPC in 1984. From 2012 to 2013, he was Secretary of Politics and Law Committee of CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee. He was an alternate member of the 18th CPC Central Committee. In 2013 he became Deputy Director, General Office for CPC Central Committee.
In 2017 Ding became a member of the 19th CPC Central Committee and a member of the Secretariat of its Politburo.