Feng Zhijun, ethnic Hui and a native of Beijing, was born in April 1937. He is a member of the China Democratic League. He used to be Counsellor of the State Council, Vice Chairman of the Central Committee of the China Democratic League, member of the 5th CPPCC National Committee and deputy to the 6th NPC, member of the Standing Committee of the 7th to 10th NPC. He specializes in soft science research, strategic research and research on regional economy and circular economy. He was engaged as a research fellow of the Counsellors’ Office of the State Council in September 2012.