Sehyung JOO
South Korea | Humphrey Fellow

Sehyung is a deputy director at the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of South Korea. He has worked in areas such as regional investment, green energy research and development, trade promotion, and semiconductor industry policy. He launched an online trade information database, ‘Trade Navi’, and created a $130 million ‘Semiconductor Fund’ with Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix. He has a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Seoul National University. At MIT, he will focus on economic development of developing countries.