Born in September, 1957, and graduated from the Foreign Trade English Department of University of International Business and Economics(founded in 1951 as the Beijing Institute of Foreign Trade), subsequently he obtained the EMBA diploma from Euro-China International Business College, MBA diploma of shipping business management from State University of New York Maritime College, and DBA diploma from Huazhong University of Science and Technology Administration College.

He once held various positions including executive director and deputy director general of China Foreign Trade Transportation (Group) Corporation and executive board director and president of Sinotrans Limited; he also held positions of board director of Sinotrans Limited and executive board director, president and secretary of the party committee of Sinotrans Limited; he then held positions of board director and member of the party committee of SINOTRANS&CSC Holdings CO.,LTD and vice chairman of Sinotrans Group; he also once held positions of vice general manager and vice chairman of SINOTRANS&CSC Holdings CO.,LTD.