CIO (Chief Intelligence Officer), Board member
He served as Minister of State Security for 13 years (1985–1998), as Minister of Public Security (1998–2002) and finally as Procurator–General of the Supreme People's Procuratorate (2003–2008), a post roughly equivalent to Attorney General in the United States or Prosecutor General in Russia. The longest-serving Minister of State Security to date, he is also regarded as the most influential, greatly expanding the size, budget and capabilities of the MSS during a pivotal time, which saw tactical collaboration with the American Central Intelligence Agency in arming, training and funding Afghan guerrillas against the Soviets, the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests and massacre, the end of the Cold War and the subsequent establishment of good relations with Russia, and the handover of Hong Kong from British to Chinese control. Jia Chunwang was a member of the 13th, 14th, 15th, and 16th Communist Party Central Committees, from 1987 to 2007
Qualification and Skills
Jia Chunwang’s individual qualifications and skills as a minister, director and prosecutor include his leadership and public policy experience as a high-ranking official responsible for intelligence and national security affairs, through which he gained experience with emerging technologies and cybersecurity.
Director since: August 2021
Board committees: None
Other current public company boards: None