Kim Dong-yeon

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Kim Dong-yeon
김동연
Deputy Prime Minister of South Korea
In office
10 June 2017 – 10 December 2018
Prime MinisterLee Nak-yeon
Preceded byYoo Il-ho
Succeeded byHong Nam-ki
Minister of Economy and Finance
In office
10 June 2017 – 10 December 2018
Prime MinisterLee Nak-yeon
Preceded byYoo Il-ho
Succeeded byHong Nam-ki
Minister for Government Policy Coordination
In office
25 March 2013 – 22 July 2014
Prime MinisterChung Hong-won
Preceded byLim Jong-ryong
Succeeded byChoo Kyeong-ho
Personal details
Born (1957-01-28) 28 January 1957 (age 62)
Eumseong, South Korea
Political partyIndependent
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
Seokyeong University

Kim Dong-yeon (Hangul김동연; Hanja金東兗; born 28 January 1957) is the Minister of Economy and Finance and a Deputy Prime Minister of South Korea,[1] from June 2017.[2]

Biography[edit]

Kim graduated from Duksoo High School in 1975, and received a bachelor's degree in Law at Kookjae University (now Seokyeong University) in 1982. In 1993, he received a Ph.D in Policy Studies from the University of Michigan. In 1999 he was appointed Director of ASEM Preparatory and Planning Committee, at the Ministry of Finance and Economy. Kim began rising through the ranks of the then Ministry of Planning Budget. By 2010, he was appointed Deputy Minister for Budget, and in 2012 was made second Vice Minister of the Ministry of Strategy and Finance, its third highest position. In February 2015, he was made President of Ajou University[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "MINISTER ABOUT MOSF - Minister's Biography". english.mosf.go.kr. Ministry of Strategy and Finance. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.ft.com/content/5341147a-3dd4-11e7-9d56-25f963e998b2