Professor Ju-Ho Lee served as Minister of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of South Korea (2010-2013). He is currently a Chairperson and CEO of Education Commission Asia and a Commissioner of the International Commission on Financing the Global Educational Opportunity, Chair of the Education Workforce Initiative, and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution. He has written many articles and several books including human Capital and Development: Lessons and Insights from Korea’s Transformation (2018) and Positive Changes: The Education, Science & Technology Policies of Korea (2012). He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Seoul National University and his Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University in 1990.