Shen Xiaoming

Shen Xiaoming (Chinese: 沈晓明; born May 1963) is a Chinese politician, serving since 2017 as the Governor of Hainan. A pediatrician by training, Shen rose through the ranks in the health and education bureaucracy of Shanghai. He successively served as party chief of Pudong and vice minister of education.

Shen Xiaoming
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Shen in 2019
Communist Party Secretary of Hainan
Assumed office
December 1, 2020
Preceded byLiu Cigui
Governor of Hainan
In office
April 7, 2017 – December 2, 2020
Preceded byLiu Cigui
Succeeded byFeng Fei
Personal details
BornMay 1963 (age 58)
Shangyu County, Zhejiang
Political partyCommunist Party of China

Life and careerEdit

Shen was born in Shangyu County, Zhejiang Province. He attended Wenzhou Medical College and obtained a degree in pediatrics. He then attended Shanghai Jiaotong University and obtained a doctoral degree in pediatric medicine. After graduating he became the deputy head and then head of the Xinhua Hospital, then president of the Second Medical University of Shanghai, then executive vice president of Shanghai Jiaotong University. He then entered the commission on education and health of Shanghai.

In January 2008, he was named vice mayor of Shanghai. In May 2013, he was named party chief of Pudong, joining the municipal Standing Committee two months later.[1] On April 8, 2015, he succeeded Ai Baojun to become head administrator of the Shanghai Free-Trade Zone.[2]

In October 2016, Shen was appointed as the Deputy Minister of Education.[3] Shen was appointed as the acting Governor of Hainan in April 2017.[4]


  1. ^ "沈晓明、姜平任中共上海市委常委". 中新网. Retrieved 2013-11-29.
  2. ^ "沈晓明兼任上海自贸区管委会主任". 网易. Retrieved 2015-04-08.
  3. ^ "沈晓明任教育部副部长,聂辰席任广电总局、版权局局长". 澎湃新闻网(上海). Retrieved 2016-10-12.
  4. ^ "沈晓明任海南省副省长、代省长". Retrieved 2017-04-08.

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Party political offices
Preceded by Communist Party Secretary of Hainan
Preceded by Communist Party Secretary of Pudong
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by Governor of Hainan
Succeeded by