Macquarie Korea Infrastructure Fund
MKAM is the Corporate Director of MKIF, and appointment of a corporate director for a fund is required under the FSCMA. MKAM is part of Macquarie Asset Management (MAM), which is one of four operating groups within the Macquarie Group. More specifically, MKAM is part of MAM’s Real Assets division, a worldwide infrastructure leader with the leading global infrastructure capability, including ability to leverage global sector knowledge, asset management, and capital management expertise.
As of 30 September 2022, MAM’s Real Assets division manages over 170 infrastructure assets across 36 countries including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, Korea and Japan, with the asset under management of approximately $US176 billion.
Boum Sik (Jason) Suh, Representative Director of MKAM, represents MKAM in the Board of Directors of MKIF.
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.
MBA, MA (Professional Accounting), BA (Accounting)
Ms. Nam earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Dongguk University and received a master’s degree in Professional Accounting (specialized in tax) from the University of Washington, Seattle.
Ms. Nam is an expert in the fields of international taxation, transfer pricing and tax audits & dispute resolution. She is a certified public accountant of Korea and has been working for Kim & Chang since 1996. Prior to her current post, Ms. Nam worked for Arthur Andersen Seoul Co. and the international finance division at Ssangyong Investment Securities Co., Ltd., where she focused on analyzing accounting and financial aspects of various companies and industries. Also, she had gained international exposure while working for the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation in Amsterdam.
Ms. Nam has served as Supervisory Director of MKIF since her first appointment in March 2022.
MS (Business Science), MA (Public Policy), BA (Economics)
Mr. Moon received a Master of Business Science from Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST) and a Master’s degree in Public Policy and a B.A. in Economics from Seoul National University.
Mr. Moon is an expert in the fields of energy, industry and international trade. After passing the 25th senior civil service examination, Mr. Moon had accumulated experience across divisions within the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Korean government, including Transportation Machinery Industry division, Electricity Regulatory Committee and Energy Policy division. From 2013 to present, Mr. Moon had held various leadership posts, serving as the Secretary of Trade, Industry and Energy to the President of Korea, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, President & Chairman of the Korea Trade Insurance Corporation, and Chairman of H2KOREA, an entity that promotes the hydrogen economy of Korea by fostering the development of policy, technology and infrastructure related to hydrogen.
Mr. Moon has served as Supervisory Director of MKIF since his first appointment in March 2023.