Cao Erbao, a native of Yugan, Jiangxi Province, was born in July 1954. He is a CPC member. He is Director-General of the Research Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong SAR. With a long experience of working in Hong Kong, he has a deep knowledge of Hong Kong’s situation, specializing in in-depth research on Hong Kong related affairs under the conditions of “One Country, Two Systems”. He was engaged as a research fellow of the Counsellors’ Office of the State Council in May 2014.