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Committee

Chairman
KOO Man-seop
Acting Governor-Lt.
Governor for Administrative
Affairs, Jeju Special
Self-Governing Province
Organizing Committee
CHOI Hong-ghi
Director,
Jeju International
Training Center
HAN Intaek
Executive Chairman,
Jeju Forum for
Peace & Prosperity
President, Jeju Peace Institute
KIM Sung-hwan
Chairman,
East Asia Foundation / Former
Minister of Foreign Affairs and
Trade of the R.O.K
LEE Geun
President,
The Korea Foundation
LEE Young-ho
President of
the Northeast Asian
History Foundation
YANG Young-Chul
Chairman & CEO,
Jeju Free International City
Development Center
KIM Eel-hwan
President,
Jeju National University
Education

- Feb. 1984 Graduated from the Department of International Relations, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
- May. 1990 Studied at Davidson College, North Carolina, U.S.A.

Career

- Mar. 1983 Passed the 17th High Diplomatic Service Examination
- Jan. 1984 Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
- Jun. 1991 ~ Served at the Korean Permanent Mission to the United Nations
- Dec. 1999 in New York, U.S.A., Korean Embassy in Ethiopia and Austria
- Dec. 2002 Director for Planning and Budget, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT)
- Dec. 2003 Director, Disarmament and Nonproliferation Division, MOFAT
- Dec. 2004 Counsellor, Korean Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, U.S.A.
- Aug. 2007 Deputy Director-General for Foreign Affairs, the Office for Government Policy Coordination, Prime Minister’s Office
- Aug. 2008 Principal Secretary to the National Assembly Speaker
- Feb. 2011 Director-General, International Policy Bureau, Ministry of National Defense
- Jul. 2013 Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
- Feb. 2017 Ambassador for International Security Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Jan. 2018 Ambassador to Turkey
- Mar. 2021 Director of UNITAR Jeju International Training Center (JITC)
Education
-Feb. 1982 B.A. in Political Science and International Studies, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
-May 1987 M.A. in International Relations, University of Southern California, CA, U.S.A.

Career
-Apr. 1983 Passed High Diplomatic Service Examination
-Jun. 1983 Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
-Jan. 1989 Second Secretary, Korean Permanent Observer Mission to the United Nations in New York, U.S.A.
-Dec. 1995 First Secretary, Korean Embassy in the Kingdom of Thailand
-Mar. 1999 Assistant Secretary, Office of the President
-Aug. 2000 Director, Southwest Asia and Oceania Division, Asian and Pacific Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT)
-Jan. 2001 Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade
-Jan. 2002 Counsellor, Korean Embassy in the United States of America
-Dec. 2004 Minister-Counsellor, Korean Embassy in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
-Mar. 2007 Senior Assistant Secretary to the President for Protocol Affairs, Office of the President
-Mar. 2008 Director-General for Planning and Management, MOFAT
-Jan. 2009 Director-General for South Asian and Pacific Affairs, MOFAT
-Mar. 2011 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
-Apr. 2014 Head of Preparatory Secretariat for ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit 2014
-Mar. 2015 Special Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and Government Representative for UNESCO Affairs
-Nov. 2015 Special Advisor to the Minister, MOFA and Government Representative and Sherpa for the Nuclear Security Summit
-Mar. 2016 Deputy Minister for Multilateral and Global Affairs, MOFA
-Jan. 2018 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the French Republic
-Dec. 2020 2nd Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs

Awards
-Jun. 1996 Order of Service Merit (Green Stripes)
-Dec. 2015 Order of Service Merit (Red Stripes)
President of the Jeju Peace Institute (JPI)
Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity

Dr. Intaek Han is President of the Jeju Peace Institute (JPI), a non-profit, non-partisan peace research institute located in Jeju, South Korea. Dr. Han concurrently serves as the Chair of the Executive Committee of the Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity, a regional multilateral security dialogue that his institute annually organizes.

Since joining JPI in 2009, he has served in various positions including the Director of Research, the Director-General of the Jeju Forum Secretariat, and the Director of the International Peace Center Jeju.

Dr. Han has been conducting research on nuclear strategy (personal interest) and security cooperation (the mission of his institute) and regularly consults the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Korea Foundation on public diplomacy. He has served on the editorial boards of major journals such as The Korean Political Science Review and The Korean Journal of International Studies.

Prior to joining JPI, he taught at Ewha Women’s University, the University of Washington, Seattle and the University of California, Davis. Dr. Han received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley and his M.A. in political science and B.A. in economics from Seoul National University.

Sung-Hwan Kim was a career diplomat and served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Korea from October 2010 to March 2013. With a career spanning over 36 years, he held a number of senior diplomatic posts including the Senior Secretary to the President for Foreign Affairs and National Security and Vice Minister of MOFAT. He was ROK's ambassador to Austria and Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna and the ROK's Ambassador to Uzbekistan. He was appointed as a Member of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda in July, 2010.

After retiring from the Foreign Service, he served as the Chair of Institute for Global Social Responsibility and Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Seoul National University until March 2015. He also taught at Hanyang University as a Distinguished Professor and served as the Chairman of the Gangwon Art and Culture Foundation.

He is now working as the Chairman of the East Asia Foundation and the Chairman of the Beautiful Mind Charity Foundation.
1986, Graduated from Seoul National University, major in Political Science.
1988, M.A. in Political Science, University of Wisconsin at Madison, U.S.A.
1996, Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Wisconsin at Madison, U.S.A.
1997-2000, Professor, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security
(IFANS, Currently, Korean National Diplomatic Academy), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea
2003-2007, President, Korea Institute for Future Strategies
2015-2016, Visiting Super Global Professor, Keio University
2016-2018, Dean, Office of International Affairs, Seoul National University
2000- Professor, the Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University
Since September 16, 2019 President, The Korea Foundation
Career

- Since December 2020~: President of the Northeast Asian History Foundation
- Since September 2020: Professor Emeritus of Inha University
- February 1995~August 2020: Professor of History at Inha University
- March 1987~February 1995: Professor of Liberal Arts at KAIST
- January 2004~December 2004: Chairman of the Korean History Society
- June 2004~June 2006: Advisory Committee Member Goguryo History Foundation
- March 2007~December 2008: Advisory Committee Member, The Investigative
  Commission on
- Dec. 2003 Director, Disarmament and Nonproliferation Division, MOFAT
  Pro-Japanese Collaborators’ Property
- January 2008~December 2011: Editorial Associate, The Korean History Society
- July 2016~Deceber 2020: Associate, Seoul Council for the Promotion of Seoul as a
  Historical City
Education

1974. Graduated Namju Highschool
1981. BA Science of public administration in Jeju National University
1983. MA Science of public administration in Seoul National University
1991. PhD Science of public administration in KonKuk University

Work Experience

‛87.03.~‛20. 08.
   Professor at Jeju National University
   Dept. Science of public administration
‛13. 09.~‛15. 09.
  Director at Presidential Committee on Local Self-Developement Local Police Task Force
‛13. 02.~‛14. 02.
  Chairman of Korean Association for Local Government Studies
‛05. 09.~‛06. 11.
  Non-executive Director at Jeju International City Developement Center (JDC)
‛05. 08.~‛06. 08.
  Member of Promotion Committee at Prime Minister’s Office for Jeju Self-Governing   Province
Education

Chung-ang University, School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Sc.D. (Sep 1987 – Feb 1991)
Chung-ang University, School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.S. (Mar 1985 – Feb 1987)
Chung-ang University, School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, B.S. (Mar 1981 – Feb 1985)

Major Career Experiences

-The 11th Jeju National University President (Mar 2022 ~ Present)
-Vice-president for Inter-institutional Relations for the Korean Institute of Power Electronics (Jan 2020 ~ Dec 2020)
-Advisory Committee member for the WISE Program Jeju Center (Mar 2019 ~Feb 2021)
-Dean of the College of Engineering, Jeju National University (Mar 2019 ~ Feb 2021)
-Chairperson for the Commonization Fund Management Committee of the Jeju Special Self Governing Province (Mar 2017 ~ Nov 2017)
-Member of the Jeju National University Council (April 2017 ~April 2017)
-Director of the Research Center for Electric Energy, Jeju National University (Mar 2017 ~Feb 2019)
-Director of the Jeju Techno Park (Oct 2013 ~ Aug 2016)
-Director of the Office of Information Systems and Services (Feb 2012 ~ Sep 2013)
-Head of the Research Institute of Advanced Technology, Jeju National University (Mar 2011 ~ Feb 2012)
-Chairperson of the Energy Committee of the Jeju Special Self Governing Province (Jan 2011 ~ Jan 2013)
-Guest researcher at the Washington State University (Feb 2004 ~Feb 2005)
-Post Doc. scholar at the Ohio State University (July 1995 ~Aug 1996)
-Professor of Electrical Engineering at the School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Mar 1991 ~ present)
Chairman
KIM Sung-hwan
Distinguished Professor,
Hanyang University, ROK /
Former Minister for Foreign
Affairs and Trade of the ROK
Global Advisory Committee
Bilahari KAUSIKAN
Chairman of the Middle East
Institute at the National
University of Singapore /
Former Permanent Secretary
at the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs of Singapore
CHANG Daljoong
Professor Emeritus,
Seoul National University,
ROK
Des BROWNE
Vice Chair of Nuclear
Threat Initiative/
Former Secretary of State
for Defence of the UK/
Former Member
of Parliament of UK
Gareth EVANS
Chancellor of Australian
National University / Former
Minister for Foreign Affairs
of Australia
John G. IKENBERRY
Albert G. Milbank Professor,
Princeton University, USA
Marty NATALEGAWA
Former Minister for Foreign
Affairs of Indonesia
Masao OKONOGI
Professor Emeritus,
Keio University, Japan
MOON Chung-in
Distinguished University
Professor, Yonsei University,
ROK / Special Advisor to the
President for Unification and
National Security of the ROK
SHIN Gi-Wook
Director of the Walter H.
Shorenstein Asia-Pacific
Research Center, Stanford
University, USA
Shivshankar MENON
Chairman of Advisory Board,
Institute of Chinese Studies /
Former National Security
Adviser of India
YAN Xuetong
Dean of the Institute of
International Relations,
Tsinghua University, China
Yoriko KAWAGUCHI
Professor at the Meiji Institute
for Global Affairs / Former
Minister for Foreign Affairs
of Japan

Chairman
HAN Intaek
President,
Jeju Peace Institute
Executive Committee
Name Title
CHUNG Alec Director of Research Department, Jeju Peace Institute
JANG Kiho Director of Global Networking Department, Korea Foundation
KANG Dong-gyun Director, Peace and International Affairs Division, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province
KANG Kyeong-Hee Director, The Institute of Peace Studies, Jeju National University
KO Chun Hwa Director-General Culture, Sports & International Affairs Bureau, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province
KO Kyungmin Director, International Peace Foundation Secretariat
LEE Byongtaek Director, Institute on International Relations and Historical Dialogue of Northeast Asian History Foundation
LEE Sung Ho Head of Department, Department of Future Business, Jeju Free International City Development Center (JDC)
PARK Chi-young Director for Public Diplomacy on Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea
RHYU Sang-young Managing Director, East Asia Foundation

Secretariat

Name & Position Contact Email
JEONG Wonkeun, Director-General
정원근 포럼사무국장
+82.64.735.6532 jackie.jeong@jpi.or.kr
LIM Jaesung, Team Manager
임재성 행정팀장
+82.64.735.6511 thomaslim@jpi.or.kr
LEE Yunji, Program Officer
이윤지 행정팀 P.O
+82.64.735.6534 yjlee@jpi.or.kr
JEONG Sowon, Program Officer
정소원 행정팀 P.O
+82-64-735-6538 swjeong@jpi.or.kr
JANG Heunpil, Team Manager
장훈필 기획팀장
+82.64.735.6539 hpjang@jpi.or.kr
JEONG Damin, Program Officer
정다민 기획팀 P.O
+82.64.735.6533 dmjeong@jpi.or.kr

General Inquiry

227-24 Jungmungwangwang-ro, Seogwipo-si Jeju Province, South Korea, 63546
Fax: +82 64 738 6539, Email: jejuforum@jpi.or.kr