Wang Hongju, male, Han nationality, is a native of Chongqing. He was born in 1945, joined the CPC in 1979, and graduated from Sichuan University.
Wang has worked for three decades in his native Sichuan province and Chongqing Municipality. Wang spent the early part of his career holding Party positions in Pengshui County. In 1994 he served as Secretary of the CPC Fuling Prefectural Committee. In 1997 he was elected vice-mayor of Chongqing Municipality.
Wang Hongiu served as mayor of Chongqing from 2003-2009. He was also a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee and is currently a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee and Deputy Director of the Environment and Resources Protection Committee of the NPC.