Since April 2019, Mr Jian Xiong has served as the deputy secretary general of the Chinese Young Volunteers Association (CYVA), responsible for the work of Chinese young volunteers supporting education, poverty alleviation and large-scale competitions. He has rich experience in the field of youth work and volunteer service.
Previous to his role at CYVA, Mr Xiong participated in local poverty alleviation work in Lingqiu county, Shanxi province, and served as deputy mayor in Jiujiang city, Jiangxi province. Since 1996, he has also worked in All-China Youth Federation, mainly in the areas of youth skills upgrading, youth employment and entrepreneurship. Mr Xiong graduated from Beihang University (BUAA).