Chen Mei-ling

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Chen Mei-ling
新任行政院秘書長陳美伶 (cropped).jpg
Minister of National Development Council of the Republic of China
Assumed office
8 September 2017
Deputy Chiou Jiunn-rong, Tseng Shu-cheng, Kao Shien-quey
Preceded by Chen Tain-jy
Secretary-General of the Executive Yuan
In office
20 May 2016 – 7 September 2017
Premier Lin Chuan
Deputy Ho Pei-shan, Shih Keh-her, Sung Yu-hsieh
Preceded by Chien Tai-lang
Succeeded by Chuo Rung-tai
Deputy Secretary-General of the Executive Yuan
In office
Secretary-General Liu Yuh-san
Chen Chin-jun
Personal details
Born 1958 (age 59–60)
Nationality Republic of China
Alma mater National Chengchi University
National Taiwan University

Chen Mei-ling (Chinese: 陳美伶; pinyin: Chén Měilíng; born 1958) is a Taiwanese politician. She is currently the Minister of National Development Council. She was the Secretary-General of the Executive Yuan in 2016-2017.

Early life[edit]

Chen obtained her bachelor's degree in law from National Chengchi University (NCCU) in 1980, master's degree in law from National Taiwan University in 1984 and returned to NCCU for a doctoral degree in law in 1995.[1]

Political career[edit]

Chen was deputy secretary general of the Executive Yuan from 2006 to 2008. She returned to the cabinet in 2016 as secretary-general under premier Lin Chuan.[2] Chen became minister of the National Development Council in September 2017,[3] and was later awarded an Order of Brilliant Star.[4]


  1. ^ "Executive Yuan, R.O.C. (Taiwan)". 
  2. ^ "More Cabinet lineup announced". Central News Agency. 
  3. ^ Chen, Wei-han (6 September 2017). "Lai starts reshuffle of Executive Yuan". Taipei Times. Retrieved 17 September 2017. 
  4. ^ Yeh, Sophia; Liu, Kuan-lin (15 September 2017). "President confers honors on former premier and cabinet members". Central News Agency. Retrieved 17 September 2017.