Mr. Liu Kading is the Chief Planner and Professorate Senior Engineer at Shenzhen Metro. He is member of several experts committees such as the Safety and Quality Experts Committee of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of PRC (MOHURD), China Urban Rail Transit Association and Chinese Society for Rock Mechanics and Engineering, while he is also distinguished expert of the government affairs and business decision system.
He graduated from Southwest Jiaotong University in 1982 and has been engaged in planning, reconnaissance and design of national railway and urban rail transit. In 1992, he went to Japan for further study on engineering project management. He successively served as Deputy Chief Engineer, Deputy Director and Director of metro division, China Railway 2nd Reconnaissance & Design Institute under the former Ministry of Railways, then President of Metro Design Institute, and Assistant to the President of China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group. In 1999, he was appointed as Deputy Chief Engineer of Shenzhen Metro Company. Then he was nominated as President Assistant and Chief Engineer of Shenzhen Metro Line 3 Investment Co., Ltd. in May, 2004. From 2012 up to now, he is Chief Planner of Shenzhen Metro Group.
Since 2008, he has respectively served as adjunct professor and Doctoral Supervisor of Southwest Jiaotong University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Beijing Jiaotong University and Shenzhen University. He was awarded Second Prize for Naitonal Science and Technology Progress and China Zhan Tianyou Civil Engineering Award, and obtain a national patent.