Xie Xuren, male, Han nationality, is a native of Ningbo City, Zhejiang province. He was born in 1947, graduated from Zhejiang University, and joined the CPC in 1980. He holds the title of senior economist. Xie Xuren began his career at Ningbo Zhenhai Machinery Factory, and subsequently served as magistrate in Yuyao and Yinxian counties.
In the early 1990s Xie directed the budget department of the ministry of finance, and was promoted to vice-minister of finance in 1995. Xie Xuren was an alternate member of the 16th CPC Central Committee and was a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee.
Xie Xuren served as Minister of Finance from 2007 to 2013. In 2013 he became President of the National Council for Social Security Fund.