Liu Zhenya, male, Han nationality, is a native of Shandong province. He was born in 1952, graduated from the Shandong Industrial Institute, and joined the CPC in 1984. He served as director of the Shandong Provincial Electric Power Bureau until 1997. He was president of the State Grid Corporation of China from 2004 to 2013. He was also an alternate member of the 17th CPC Central Committee.
In 2013 he became Chairman of the Board of Directors of the State Grid Corporation of China.