Shen Chunyao, male, Han nationality, is a native of Laizhou City, Shandong Province. He was born in 1960 and entered the work force in 1977. He graduated from China University of Politics and Law with a Master Degree in International Law. Shen served as Chairman Assistant of 10th NPC Law Committee, Vice Chairman of 10th NPC Legislative Affairs Commission and Member of 10th NPC Standing Committee from 2003 to 2008. He was Director of the Research Center of the General Office of the 11th NPC Standing Committee, a Member of the 11th NPC Law Committee and a Member of the 11th NPC Standing Committee.
In 2017 he became Chairman of the Legislative Affairs Committee of the NPC and Vice-Chairman of the Law Committee of the NPC. He is an alternate member of the 19th CPC Central Committee.