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Ministerial-level central administrative organization under the authority of the Prime Minister functions as a quasi-judiciary body.

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Chairperson

Joh Sung-wook photo

Joh Sung-wook Chairperson

Academic background

  • 1994

    Ph.D. of Economics, Harvard University, USA

  • 1988

    Master of Economics, Graduate School of Seoul National University

  • 1986

    Bachelor of Economics, Seoul National University

  • 1982

    Graduated from Chungju Girls High School

CAREER BACKGROUND

  • 2019
    • Sept.2019 ~ Present

      Chairperson, Korea Fair Trade Commission

  • 2018
    • Jan.2018 ~ Dec.2018

      Director, Korean Finance Association

  • 2017
    • Mar.2017 ~ Aug.2019

      Head, Institute of Finance and Banking, SNU Business School

    • Mar.2017 ~ Present

      Director, Korean Securities Association

  • 2016
    • Mar.2016 ~ Present

      Director, Korean Academic Society of Industrial Organization

    • Jan.2016 ~ Aug.2019

      Deputy Director, SNU Institute for Research in Finance and Economics

  • 2015
    • Jul.2015 ~ Jun.2016

      Vice President, Korea Money & Finance Association

    • May.2015 ~ May.2017

      Committee member, Steering Committee of Investment Pool for Public Funds, Ministry of Economy and Finance

    • Feb.2015 ~ Feb.2017

      Director, Korean Economic Association

  • 2014
    • Jan.2014 ~ Dec.2015

      Director, Korean Finance Association

  • 2013
    • Sept.2013 ~ Sept.2017

      Committee member, Steering Committee of Public Capital Management Funds, Ministry of Economy and Finance

    • Apr.2013 ~ Apr.2019

      Non-standing Commissioner, Securities and Futures Commission, Financial Services Commission

  • 2012
    • Feb.2012 ~ Jan.2013

      Executive MBA Professor, Graduate School of Business, Seoul National University

  • 2010
    • Aug.2010 ~ Present

      DirectorㆍPresidentㆍHonorary President, Financial Information Society of Korea

    • Mar.2010 ~ Apr.2013

      Outside Director, Hanwha

  • 2008
    • Jun.2008 ~ Aug.2008

      Visiting scholar, IMF

    • Jan.2008 ~ Dec.2008

      Director, Korean Finance Association

  • 2005
    • Sept.2005 ~ Present

      Professor, Seoul National University Business School

  • 2004
    • Nov.2004 ~ Aug.2006

      Committee member, Financial Development Standards Committee, Ministry of Finance and Economy

    • Jul.2004 ~ Sept.2004

      Visiting research fellow, Development Bank of Japan (Shimomura Fellowship Program)

  • 2003
    • Mar.2003 ~ Aug.2005

      Associate Professor, Korea University Business School

    • Feb.2003 ~ Feb.2004

      Under-Secretary-General, Korean Economic Association

  • 2002
    • Jul.2002 ~ Jun.2004

      Director, Korea Money & Finance Association

    • Jan.2002 ~ Dec.2004

      English Editor, Korean Econometric Society

  • 1999
    • May.1999 ~ Aug.2009

      Committee member, Advisory Committee of Competition Policy, KFTC

  • 1998
    • Nov.1998 ~ Jun.2002

      Committee member, Financial Development Standards Committee, Ministry of Finance and Economy

  • 1997
    • Sept.1997 ~ Feb.2003

      Research fellow, Korea Development Institute

  • 1994
    • Sept.1994 ~ Aug.1997

      Assistant Professor of Economics, State University of New York, USA

  • 1988
    • Sept.1988 ~ Sept.1990

      Fulbright fellow of the Korean-American Educational Commission (Harvard University’s doctoral program, USA)