Wang Jingxia, a native of Shanghai, was born in July 1942. She is a CPC member and a professor-level senior engineer, specializing in urban planning research and urban transportation management. She is an advisor to the China Academy of Urban Planning and Design. She used to be Counsellor of the State Council and President of the China Academy of Urban Planning and Design. She was engaged as a research fellow of the Counsellors’ Office of the State Council in September 2012.