Xingang has been a Claygate Parish Councillor since 2015. He serves as Vice Chair of the Council as well as Vice Chair of Highway and Transportation and of Planning.
He has fought for residents on many local issues, such as campaigning against repeated water leaks and co-ordinating a community speed watch scheme to promote safe driving, and preparation of the council's budget with zero tax increase.
Xingang is a part time magistrate - a role he took on to set an example of community service to his young daughters - and has previously worked in engineering and accounting. He grew up in China but became a British citizen after studying for a masters degree in London. Xingang is involved with the Conservative Friends of the Chinese and is a past parliamentary candidate for the Conservative Party.