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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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  • Shin Young Ho
    Shin Young-Ho Standing Commissioner, KFTC

    Career Background

    • 2019 Director General of Competition Policy Bureau, KFTC
    • 2017 Director General of Anti-Monopoly Bureau, KFTC
    • 2017 Spokesperson, KFTC
    • 2014 Director General of Cartel Investigation Bureau, KFTC
    • 2013 Director of Cartel Policy Division, KFTC
    • 2012 Director of M&A Division, KFTC
    • 2010 Director of Anti-Monopoly Division (Service), KFTC
    • 2006 Head of Public Relations Team, KFTC
    • 1991 Passed 35th State Examination for Administrative Officials
  • Kim Hyung bae
    Kim Hyung-bae Standing Commissioner, KFTC

    Career Background

    • 2018 Director General for Cartel Investigation Bureau, KFTC
    • 2017 Director General for Market Structure Policy
    • 2014 Minister-counsellor, Korean Embassy in Washington D.C.
    • 2012 Director General for Anti-Monopoly Bureau, KFTC
    • 2012 Spokesperson, KFTC
    • 2011 Director for Audit & Inspection, KFTC
    • 2009 Director for Deliberation Management, KFTC
    • 2008 Executive Officer, Office of Senior Secretary to the President for State Affairs Planning
    • 2007 Head of Service Team 2, KFTC
    • 2004 Director for Distribution Division, KFTC
    • 1990 Passed the 34th State Examination for Administrative Officials
  • Yoon Su hyun
    Yoon Su-hyun Standing Commissioner, KFTC

    Career Background

    • 2019 Director General for Business Trade Policy Bureau, KFTC
    • 2018 Spokesperson, KFTC
    • 2015 Director for Deliberation Management, KFTC
    • 2012 Director for Planning and Budget, KFTC
    • 2011 Director for Subcontract Division, KFTC
    • 2010 Director for Deliberation Management (Subcontract), KFTC
    • 2007 Korean Mission to the OECD
    • 2006 Head of International Cooperation Team, KFTC
    • 2006 Secretary of the Chairperson’s office, KFTC
    • 1992 Passed the 36th State Examination for Administrative Officials
  • Kim Bong-suk
    Kim Bong-suk Non-Standing Commissioner, KFTC

    Career Background

    • 2017 ~ Lawyer, Law Firm DAMBAK
    • 2015 ~16 Legal Advisor(Prosecutor dispatched), KFTC
    • 2014 ~15 Assistant Prosecutor, Suwon District Prosecutor's Office
    • 2014 ~14 Head of International Cooperation Department, Institute of Justice
    • 2013 ~14 Head of KICS Operating Group, Deputy Minister for Planning & Coordinating of Ministry of Justice
    • 2012 ~13 Director of Gyeongju Branch Office, Daegu District Public Prosecutor's Office
    • 2011 ~12 Second Chief Prosecutor of High-Tech Crimes Department, Seoul District Prosecutor's Office
    • 2008 ~09 Chief Prosecutor of special investigation, Ulsan District Prosecutor's Office
    • 2004 ~05 Prosecutor, Seoul District Prosecutor's Office
    • 2002 ~04 Research Officer of Planning& Coordination Department, Supreme Prosecutors' Office
    • 1997 ~99 Prosecutor, Busan District Public Prosecutor's Office
    • 1992 ~94 Completed the 23rd Judicial Research and Training Institute course Passed the 33rd National Judicial Examination
  • Lee Jung-hee
    Lee Jung-hee Non-Standing Commissioner, KFTC

    Career Background

    • 2018 ~ Chairperson of the Economics Subcommittee, Presidential Regulatory Reform Committee
    • 2017 ~ Commissioner of the Conflict Management Deliberation Committee
    • 2017 ~18 President, Korean Association of Small Business Studies
    • 2015 ~ Chairperson of the Large-Scale Distribution Business Dispute Mediation Council, Korea Fair Trade Mediation Agency
    • 2015 ~18 Member of public interests and Working chairperson of Businesses reserved for SMEs, Korea Commission for Corporate Partnership
    • 2014 ~18 Non-executive Director, Small Enterprise and Market Service, Member of Business Trade Policy Advisory Committee, KFTC
    • 2009 ~10 President, Korea Distribution Association
    • 1995 ~ Professor, School of Economics, Chung-Ang University
  • Jung Jae-hoon
    Jung Jae-hoon Non-Standing Commissioner, KFTC

    Career Background

    • 2018 ~ present Professor, Ehwa Law School
    • 2017 ~18 Judge, Daejeon High Court
    • 2013 ~17 Judge, Seoul High Court
    • 2012 ~13 Professor, Judicial Research and Training Institute
    • 2011 ~12 Judge, Daejeon District Court
    • 1999 ~2011 Judge, Incheon District Court, Seoul Central District Court, Cheongju District Court, Seoul Southern District Court, Seoul High Court
    • 1996 Completed the 21st Judicial Research and Training Institute course
  • Choi Yun-Jeong
    Choi Yun-Jeong Non-Standing Commissioner, KFTC

    Career Background

    • 2020 ~ Present Professor, Department of Economics, Yonsei University
    • 2019 ~ Present Council member, National Economic Advisory Council
    • 2017 ~18 Committee member, Committee on Assessment of the Status of Competition in the Market, KCC
    • 2015 ~20 Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Yonsei University
    • 2014 ~19 Committee member, Committee on Agreement Review, KFTC
    • 2012 ~15 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Yonsei University
    • 2010 ~11 Associate Professor, Kyung Hee College of International Studies
    • 2003 ~09 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Tokyo, Japan