Liu Jieyi

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Liu Jieyi
MFA Paolo Gentiloni with Amb. Liu Jieyi, PR of the People's Republic of China to the UN (cropped).jpg
Liu in 2015
Director of the Taiwan Affairs Office
Assumed office
19 March 2018
PremierLi Keqiang
Preceded byZhang Zhijun
Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations
In office
23 August 2013 – 11 October 2017
Preceded byLi Baodong
Succeeded byMa Zhaoxu
Personal details
BornDecember 1957 (age 61)
Beijing, China
Alma materBeijing Foreign Studies University
OccupationChina's Representative to the UN

Liu Jieyi (Chinese: 刘结一; pinyin: Liú Jiēyī; born December 1957) is a Chinese diplomat and politician. As of March 2018, he is the current Director of the Taiwan Affairs Office. From 2013 to September 2017, he was China's Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) in New York City.

Liu was born in Beijing. He attended Beijing Foreign Studies University and from 1981 to 1987 worked as a translator at the UN offices in Geneva. In 1987, he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, where he worked in various positions until 2009.

From 2009 to 2013, Liu was the Vice Minister of the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.

In 2013, Liu succeeded Li Baodong as China's Permanent Representative to the UN in Manhattan. Liu acted as President of the UN Security Council four times - in November 2013, February 2015, April 2016 and July 2017.

Starting October 2017 and up to March 2018, Liu served as Deputy Director of the Taiwan Affairs Office. He was promoted to Director in March 2018, replacing Zhang Zhijun.

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