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Founded in 2005 to increase national wealth and contribute to the growth of Korea’s finance industry

Steering Committee

Steering Committee Chart
Name Steering Committee Investment Subcommittee Risk Management and Audit Subcommittee Budget Subcommittee Evaluation Remuneration Subcommittee
Sedon Shin Chairman
Nayoung Kim Member Member Member
Dong-Hwan Kim Member Chairman Member
Seok Joong Kim Member Member Chairman
Kwanho Shin Member Member Chairman
Donghyun Ahn Member Chairman Member
Ministry of Strategy and Finance (Minister) Member Member Member
Bank of Korea(Governor) Member Member Member
CEO of KIC Member Member Member

Members From the Private Sector

Sedon ShinChairman

Honorary Professor, Sookmyung Women’s University

Dr. Se Don Shin was a professor of Economics at the Sookmyung Women’s University from 1989 till 2019. Prior to that, he worked as the head of the Finance and Insurance Department of the Samsung Economic Research Institute(SERI) , and a senior economist at the Bank of Korea. He received his BA with an honor, MA and Ph.D. in economics all from UCLA.

Nayoung KimMember

Head of Korea FSI Go-to-Market Specialists, Amazon Web Service

Nayoung Kim is the Head of Korea Financial Services Industry Go-to-Market Specialists at Amazon Web Services(AWS). Previously, she was the Head of Korea Business at Bloomberg LP., and was a Portfolio Manager at Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance. From 2009 to 2014, she held various positions at Korea Development Bank (KDB) and Korea Finance Corporation. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business school and a B.A. and M.A. from Seoul National University.

Dong-Hwan KimMember

Senior Research Fellow, Korea Institute of Finance (KIF)

Dong-Hwan Kim is a Senior Research Fellow of Korea Institute of Finance (KIF). He is also active as a Vice Chairman of Korea Money & Finance Association, and Korean Banking and Financial Law Association. Prior to being a Vice President of KIF, Dr. Kim worked for 20 years as a Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow at the KIF. He also worked as a Member of the Financial Development Deliberative Committee at the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), Member of Enforcement Review Committee of Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), Member of Adhesion Contract Examination Committee at the Fair Trade Commission (FTC), Member of Practical Evaluation Committee of National Pension Service Investment Management (NPS), and Expert Advisor and Member of Economic, Social & Labor Counsil (ESLC). He earned his BA from Seoul National University, MA and Ph.D from University of Tokyo, all in economics.

Seok Joong KimMember

Senior Advisor, MAIUS Asset Management

Kim Seok Joong is a senior advisor at MAIUS Asset Management and a member of the asset management committee at The Korean Teachers’ Credit Union.
Previously, Dr. Kim was the chief investment officer at Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance Company (HMFI), one of Korea’s top 3 casualty insurance companies. Before joining HMFI in 2018, he was the CEO of Hyundai Investment Asset Management from 2010 to 2017 and of Phoenix Asset Management. During this period, Dr. Kim was an asset management committee member for several institutions, including the Construction Workers’ Credit Union, Asan Foundation, POBA, SME Mutual Aid Fund and Teachers’ Pension. Dr. Kim began his career at Korea First Bank in 1982 and was an economic analyst at Daewoo Research Institute from 1985. He then worked at Daewoo Securities as an investment strategist, chief representative of the Zurich office and analyst from 1992 to 2000. He was also head of research and institutional equity sales at Kyobo Securities and Goodmorning Shinhan Securities from 2000 to 2007. Dr. Kim is a graduate of Chungbuk National University. He has an M.A in Economics from Kansas State University and a Ph.D from Dongguk University in Seoul.

Kwanho ShinMember

Professor, Department of Economics, Korea University

Kwanho Shin is a professor of Economics at Korea University. He received his B.A. and M.A. in economics from Seoul National University and Ph.D. in economics from UCLA. He was an assistant professor at the University of Kansas for four years. He served as a council member for the National Economic Advisory Council from 2010 to 2011 and from 2022 to 2023.

Donghyun AhnMember

Professor, Seoul National University

Donghyun Ahn is a professor of Economics at Seoul National University. In his past career, he held the position of Head-Quant Strategy at the Royal Bank of Scotland and assistant professor at the University of North Carolina. He received his B.A. and M.A. from Korea University and Ph.D. from New York University, Stern School of Business.