Standing Commissioner Financial Services Commission, Republic of Korea
In March 2011, Dr. Lee became a Standing Commissioner of the Financial Services Commission of Korea for a three-year term.
Prior to his FSC appointment, he had worked as a Senior Fellow at Korea Institute of Finance from 1999 after receiving his Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University in New York in 1998.
During his tenure at KIF, Dr. Lee served as Senior Advisor to Minister Yoon Jeung-Hyun of the Ministry of Strategy and Finance from February 2009 to March 2011. He was also Senior Counselor to the Chairman of Financial Supervisory Commission (the predecessor to the FSC) from 2005 to 2007.
Dr. Lee also served on a number of government inquiries and advisory boards including Advisory Committee to the Board of Audit and Inspection, Government Funds Operation Assessment Task Force (Ministry of Planning and Budget), and National Informatization Evaluation Committee (Office for Government Policy Coordination).