He Jiankun, a native of Anping, Hebei Province, was born in August 1945. He is a CPC member. He is Director of the Institute of Low Carbon Economy of Tsinghua University, specializing in energy systemic projects, research on climate change strategy and higher education management. He used to be Executive Vice President of Tsinghua University. He was engaged as a research fellow of the Counsellors’ Office of the State Council in November 2012.