Ye Dongsong, male, Han nationality, is a native of Wuwei, Anhui Province. He was born in 1958, joined the CPC in 1981, and graduated from the Department of Economics of Nankai University with a master's degree. Ye spent the early part of his career at the Anhui Provincial Bureau of Land and Mineral Resources, where he served as deputy director. He subsequently managed the China Geological Project Company, and later moved to the Ministry of Land and Resources, where he was appointed as a vice-minister in 2001.
He is currently an alternate member of the 17th CPC Central Committee and Deputy Secretary of the Henan CPC Provincial Committee. In 2011 he became Chairman of the Henan CPPCC Provincial Committee.