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ASEAN-Korea Centre

Lee Hyuk Secretary General

  • PROFILE

    Date of Birth | February 8, 1958

  • EDUCATION

    Feb. 1980 | B.A. in Economics, Korea University, Seoul, Korea

  • CAREER

    • May 1979 |Passed High Diplomatic Service Examination
    • Jan. 1980 |Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
    • Jun. 1986 |Second Secretary, Korean Embassy in Japan
    • Jun. 1992 |First Secretary, Korean Embassy in the Republic of Poland
    • Jun. 1994 |First Secretary, Korean Embassy in Japan
    • Feb. 1997 |Secondment to the Office of the President
    • Feb. 1999 |Director, Northeast Asia DivisionⅠ, Asian and Pacific Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT)
    • Jun. 2000 |Counsellor, Korean Embassy in the People's Republic of China
    • Jun. 2003 |Aide to the Minister, MOFAT
    • Jun. 2005 |Director-General, Asian and Pacific Affairs Bureau, MOFAT
    • Jan. 2007 |Visiting Scholar at Georgetown University, U.S.A.
    • Apr. 2008 |Director-General for the Department of Asian and Pacific Studies, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS), MOFAT
    • Jan. 2009 |Minister, Korean Embassy in Japan
    • Aug. 2010 |Secretary to the President for Foreign Affairs
    • Jan. 2012 |Deputy Minister for Planning and Coordination, MOFAT
    • Aug. 2012 |Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of the Philippines
    • May. 2015 |Ambassador for International Relations to the Incheon Metropolitan City, Korea
    • Apr. 2016 |Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
    • Apr. 2018 |Secretary General, ASEAN-Korea Centre