The Steering Council is the policy- and decision-making body of the CFSA. It is responsible for reviewing the development strategy and financial budget and the handling of major affairs, the preparation and revision of the regulations. It also undertakes various management duties, such as personnel management and the supervision of CFSA’s operations.
The lead Ministry of the Steering Council is the National Health and Family Planning Commission and it’s representative chairs the council, the vice chairministries are the Food Safety Office of the State Council and Ministry of Agriculture. Other members of the Steering Council include the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Finance, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, and the State Food and Drug Administration, as well as experts and service-end representatives in the fields of medicine, agriculture and food. The current Steering Council is composed of 23 members, including a chairman, two vice-chairmen and 20 members. The National Health and Family Planning Commission acts also as the CFSA’s host organization and undertakes the Center’s routine functions, i.e. administration and logistics, etc.
Director General: Jiang Lu
Deputy Director General: Weixing Yan
Deputy Director General: Xudong Zhang
Deputy Director General: Zhutian Wang
Assistant Director General: Ning Li
Assistant Director General: Yongting Wang