Huang Qifan is mayor of Chongqing municipality. He joined the Communist Party in 1976 and spent his earlier career working in the Shanghai government before becoming deputy mayor of Chongqing from 2001-2009, eventually becoming mayor in 2010 after a year filling the role in an acting capacity.
Born: May, 1952.
Birthplace: Zhuji, Zhejiang province.
Country of Citizenship: China
Education: Graduated from Shanghai Mechanics College
2010- Mayor, Chongqing Municipality
2009-2010 Acting mayor, Chongqing Municipality
2001-2009 Vice-mayor, Chongqing Municipality
1998-2001 Deputy secretary-general, Shanghai government, Director, Municipal Economic Commission, Deputy secretary, Municipal Working Party
1996 Deputy secretary-general, Shanghai party committee
1994 Deputy secretary-general, Shanghai party committee
1993 Deputy director, Shanghai Pudong New Area Administrative Committee
1990 Deputy director, Shanghai Pudong Development Zone
1987 Director, Shanghai Economic Information Center
1984 Deputy director, integrated planning office of the Shanghai Municipal Economic Commission
1983 Deputy director, Shanghai coking factory