Yuan Guiren, male, Han nationality, is a native of Guzhen County, Anhui province. He was born in 1950, joined the CPC in 1975, and graduated from Beijing Normal University. Yuan acquired a master degree from Beijing Normal University. He is currently a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee of Central Commission for Discipline and Inspection and in 2009 he became Minister of Education.
He is a member of the 18th CPC Central Committee and from 2013 to 2016 he served as Minister of Education.