Mr. Lee has more than 10 years of experience in scientific research relating to the issues of climate change and marine ecosystem conservation. He has worked at the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) of RO Korea since 2007. Serving as a Deputy Director of MOF, he worked in various divisions of the MOF including the Marine Environment Policy Division, Marine Ecology Division, Marine Conservation Division and Promotion of Export and Processed Fisheries Products Division.
As PEMSEA’s Deputy Head of Planning and Partnership Development, Mr. Lee promotes collaboration among PEMSEA partners through joint planning and development of projects in support of implementing the Sustainable Development Strategies for the Seas of East Asia Sea (SDS- SEA). He is also acting as PEMSEA’s Country Manager for RO Korea.
Mr. Lee holds a Bachelor of Science in Oceanography from Pukyong National University, RO Korea and a Master of Science in Marine Environment Protection from University of North Wales, Bangor, U.K. In 2002, he received his PhD in Life Sciences from Napier University, Edinburgh, U.K.