State Council Vice Premier Sun Chunlan

Pronunciation: Sun Chunlan (pronunciation: Suhn Chwun-lahn)

Chinese: 孙春兰

Title: Politburo Member; Vice Premier, State Council

Salutation: Vice Premier Sun

Sun Chunlan is vice premier of the State Council and a member of the CCP Central Committee, and was most recently the head of the United Front Work Department, a position she held since 2014. She worked in Liaoning province for 40 years, mostly in trade union and women's federation, and alongside Premier Li Keqiang when he was party secretary of Liaoning and she was mayor of Dalian. In Liaoning, her work mainly focused on narrowing the urban-rural gap and improving livelihoods.

Sun was secretary of the All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) for four years and worked to advance the Labor Contract Law during its development in 2007-2008. In 2009, she became the party secretary of Fujian Province, the third woman to hold a provincial party secretary position. In 2012, Sun and Liu Yandong became the only two female members of the CCP Central Committee. From 2012-2014, Sun was the party secretary of Tianjin.