LL. M., BA (Law)
Woo Young Jung currently serves as Representative Attorney at the law firm Lee & Ko, and is a licensed lawyer in Korea with the Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Law from Seoul National University. Mr. Jung has more than 25 years of experience in real asset finance, financial structuring, bankruptcies, and corporate workouts.
Previously, Mr. Jung had provided legal advices for various government entities including the Bank of Korea, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Export-Import Bank of Korea, Korea Development Bank, K-Sure, and Korea Expressway Corporation.
During his work at the public sector, Mr. Jung participated in introducing the Anti Money Laundering Law and other bills associated with financial regulation. He is currently working as a policy advisor to the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries as well as a mediator for the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board.
Mr. Jung has served as Supervisory Director of MKIF since his first appointment in March 2016.
LL. M., PhD (Law), BS (Mathematics)
Mr. Kim is a distinguished scholar in law, having graduated from Northwestern University School of Law and Harvard University Law School and currently serving as the professor of law at Seoul National University and the University of Michigan.
Also, he is the recognized authority in the field of corporate governance in Korea, with his post of the chair of Proxy Advisory Committee of Korea Corporate Governance Service. Based on his expertise in corporate governance, he has also taken roles of an outside director and the chair of the Audit Committee of Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings and the chair of Seoul Corporate Governance Forum and the NEXT Corporate Governance Conference.
Mr. Kim has also been actively seeking to educate the public about positive impact the enhancement of corporate governance brings to shareholder value by publishing/compiling numerous books, academic articles, and op-eds.
Mr. Kim has served as Supervisory Director of MKIF since his first appointment in March 2019.