Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

People's Daily Online

XINHUA Online (China View)

Photo courtesy Baidu Baike

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 11/9/2017
Career Data Updated: 11/9/2017

PHOTO: You Quan
You Quan 尤权
Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee; Head, CPC, Central Committee, United Front Work Department
Born: 1954


You Quan, male, Han nationality, is a native of Hebei province. He was born in 1954, and graduated from the Renmin University of China with a master's degree in economics. He served as a researcher with the State Planning Commission, and was elected as deputy secretary-general of the State Council in 2001. He was an alternate member of the 17th CPC Central Committee.

In 2012 he became a member of the 18th CPC Central Committee and from 2012 to 2017 he wasSecretary of CPC Fujian Provincial Committee. In 2017 he became a member of the 19th CPC Central Committee and Head of the CPC United Front Work Department.

Career Data

2017— Head, CPC, Central Committee, United Front Work Department
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Secretariat
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee
2012—2017 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Fujian Province
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2008—2012 Executive Deputy Secretary-General, State Council
2007—2012 Alternate Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2006—2008 Chairman, State Electricity Regulatory Commission
2000—2006 Deputy Secretary-General, State Council
1988—2000 Director, General Office of the State Council
1987—1988 Teacher, People's University of China Beijing Municipality
1980—1987 Graduate, Renmin University of China Beijing, Haidian District

Recent Travel & Appearances

14 Jun 18 Travelled to Yunnan Province, Kunming City
You Quan promotes ethnic solidarity, religious harmony
19 May 18 Was in Beijing Municipality
You Quan meets doctorate-receiving Tibetan Buddhists
13 Feb 18 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu (11th Panchen Lama)
Senior official meets Panchen Lama
07 Nov 17 Head of China's united front work stresses consistency with CPC
28 Oct 17 Li Xi appointed Guangdong CPC chief, replacing Hu Chunhua
25 Oct 17 You Quan -- Member of Secretariat of CPC Central Committee
25 Oct 17 List of members of 19th CPC Central Committee Secretariat
17 Aug 16 Xi calls for advancing Belt and Road Initiative

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