Secretary to the President for Climate and Environment (2008 - 2013)
Graduate in Development Economy, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University; postgraduate studies in Political Economy, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University and University of Cambridge. Formerly: with East Asian Common Space, Forum of Democratic Leaders - Asia-Pacific, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo; 2005-07, Foreign Affairs Assistant to President Lee Myung-Bak, during two-year campaign leading up to presidential election. Assistant Secretary to the President for National Future and Vision, Korea, including international cooperation in green growth, development assistance, public-private partnership and Eurasian policies. Former Acting Secretary to the President for Green Growth.