Han Zheng, male, Han nationality, is a native of Cixi, Zhejiang Province. He was born in 1954, and joined the CPC in 1979. In Shanghai, Han became secretary of the CYLC Committee of the Chemical Industry Bureau, as well as secretary of the CPC Committees of the Shanghai No. 6 Rubber Shoes Factory and the Zhonghua Rubber Plant.
Subsequently, Han was appointed Deputy Secretary General of the Shanghai Municipal People's Government and acted as head of the Luwan District. He became vice-mayor of Shanghai in 1998 and mayor in 2003.
Han Zheng was delegate to the 14th and 15th CPC National Congresses, and was a member of the 16th and 17th CPC Central Committees. From 2006-2007 he served as acting secretary of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee.
In 2012, he became a member of the Politburo of the 18th CPC Central Committee and Secretary of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee. In 2017 he was named as a member of the Standing Committee of the Politburo of the 19th CPC Central Committee. He was appointed Vice-Premier of the State Council in 2018.