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Minister Yoon Seong-kyu

NAME : Yoon Seongkyu (Mr)

POSITION : Minister of Environment, Republic of Korea

DATE OF BIRTH : May 8, 1956 (lunar calendar)

PLACE OF BIRTH : Chungju-si, ChungCheongbuk-do


Education

  • 2013 : Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, Hanyang University
  • 2007 : M.S. in Environmental Engineering, Hanyang University
  • 1990 : Diploma Course in Technical University Clausthal, Germany
  • 1979 : B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Hanyang University
  • 1976 : Chungju Tech High School

Career

  • Mar. 2013 ~ present     : 15th Minister of Environment
  • Aug. 2009 ~ Feb. 2013 : Research Professor, Hanyang University
  • Mar. 2008 ~ Mar. 2009 : Deputy Administrator, Korea Meteorological Administration
  • Jan. 2005 ~ Mar. 2008 : President, National Institute of Environmental Research
  • Jan. 2004 ~ Jan. 2005 : Director General, Resources Policy Department, Ministry of Commerce,
                                           Industry and Energy
  • Aug. 2002 ~ Jan. 2004 : Director General, Environmental Policy Department, Ministry of Environment
  • Mar. 2001 ~ Aug. 2002 : Director General, Water Quality Conservation Bureau, Ministry of Environment
  • Jun. 1995 ~ Jun. 1997 : Training at Federal German Environment Ministry
  • Jan. 1992 ~ Mar. 2001 : Director of Technological Policy Division, Waste Management Policy Division,
                                           Water Environment Policy Division, etc.
  • Apr. 1978 ~ Jan. 1992 : Deputy Director at the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Environment
                                           Administration, Department of the Environment
  • Dec. 1977 : Passed the 13th National Higher Civil Service Examination
  • Dec. 1975 ~ Apr. 1978 : Worked at the Ministry of Construction as the 7th grade civil servant
  • Oct. 1976 : Passed the National Civil Servant Examination (7th grade)

Awards

  • Dec. 1991 : Presidential Citation
  • Mar. 2003 : Red Stripes Order of Service Merit

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