He Guoqiang, male, Han nationality, is a native of Xiangxiang, Hunan Province. He was born in October 1943, joined the CPC in 1966, and joined the work force in September 1966. He is a graduate of the Beijing Institute of Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry Department, where he majored in Inorganics. As a university graduate, He holds the title of senior engineer.
In the late 1970's, he became Deputy Director and Deputy Chief Engineer of the Lunan Chemical Fertilizer Plant in Shandong Province, and in 1984 he became Director-General of the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Industry within the Shandong Provincial Government. In 1986 he became Deputy Secretary of the Jinan CPC Municipal Committee, and he was promoted to Secretary in the following year. From 1991-1996 he was Vice-Minister of the Chemical Industry and in 1997 he was elected Governor of Fujian province.
He Guoqiang was an alternate member of the 12th-14th CPC Central Committees. He was a member of the Central Committee, Politburo and Secretariat of the 16th CPC Central Committee and head of the Organization Department of the 16th CPC Central Committee.
Currently, He Guoqiang is a member of the Standing Committee of the Politburo Bureau of the 17th CPC Central Committee and Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the 17th CPC Central Committee.