Xu Dingming, a native of Jianhu, Jiangsu Province, was born in November 1946. He is a CPC member. He used to be Counsellor of the State Council, Director General of the Energy Bureau of the National Development and Reform Commission and Vice Chairman of the Office of the National Energy Leading Group. He is a senior engineer, specializing in energy development strategy research and planning and major project implementation. He was engaged as a research fellow of the Counsellors’ Office of the State Council in December 2014.