Tae Yong Jung

Professor at Yonsei University, Director of the Sustainable Development Program at the Ban Ki-moon Foundation for a Better Future

Dr. Tae Yong Jung is a professor at the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS), Yonsei University, South Korea. He is the director of Sustainable Development Program in the Ban Ki-moon Foundation for the Better Future and the director of Global Partnership, Education Commission Asia (ECA). Before he joined GSIS, He was a professor at the KDI School of Public Policy & Management. Prior to the current position, he was a Principal Climate Change Specialist at the Asian Development Bank. He also worked at World Bank as a senior energy economist. He was the project leader at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan. He started his professional career at the Korea Energy Economics Institute, after he got Ph. D. He was educated at Seoul National University (BA) and at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (MA and Ph.D.).