Zhang Zhongwei, male, Han nationality, is a native of Dujiangyan City, Sichuan Province. He was born in 1942, joined the CPC in 1964 and graduated from the Party School of the CPC Central Committee.
Zhang spent over 20 years serving as secretary of various party and communist youth league organizations in Sichuan Province. After working in party organizations in Sichuan Province and Chengdu City, Zhang became vice-governor, acting governor and finally, governor of Sichuan Province.
Zhang is a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee.