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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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