Renee B. Kim, Hanyang University
Renee B. Kim is Professor of International Business at Hanyang University, and Director, Korea Institute of Sustainable Economy (KISE). Previously she had served as Associate Dean of International Relations for School of Business for 7 years from 2007-2013 with an oversight of Assurance of Learning in the Hanyang University Business School (HUBS), and also had been Associate Vice President of International Affairs for 2013-2016 at Hanyang University. She has actively engaged in the fields of global education, sustainability & Creative economy, globalization, global marketing. Renee spearheads numerous global student mobility programs at Hanyang University and bridge the gap between student educational talents and Korea’s strategic development goal of enhancing its global leadership. She serves as a board member of various academic associations, also leads ‘Korea Institute of Sustainable Economy (KISE) - a research institute, which is funded by Korea National Research Foundation (KNRF), and established to advocate dynamic socio-economic interchange between Korea and its trading partner countries, particularly in Asia-Pacific. She was also a member of the Economic Advisory Council of Korea Development Institute (KDI), a leading think tank in Korea that sets a visionary course for the national agenda. In terms of academic activities, she has been involved in several international projects that promote dialogue between North America and Asian countries. She was a Monbusho scholar, and led an international project to assess Japan, Korea and Canada’s commodity market trade prospects and challenges. She was a member in the East Asian Food Security program, which was initiated by the ASEAN-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (AJCEP), a consultative organization in AMAF+3 countries.