Jae-Wan LEE (Korea), FIDIC Past President

Jae-Wan Lee is Chairman and CEO of Sekwang Engineering Consultants Co., Ltd. in Korea. He concurrently serves as Visiting Professor of Yonsei University; Board Member of the Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology; President of Korea Maritime Foundation; and Chairman of Korea Engineering & Consulting Association (KENCA). Jae-Wan has been a Member of the Executive Committee of FIDIC since 2009 and is currently serving as the President of the Federation.

His educational background include a DHERS (Ph.D Equivalent) in transport and a DESS in transport and logistics from the University of Paris 1, France, a CES (M.Sc.) in Transport and Infrastructure from École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris, France, and a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea.

He joined the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries in 1978 as Project Engineer and progressed to become Director of Port Development division, in charge of nine new port developments. From 1999-2002, he worked for the United Nations ESCAP in Bangkok as Senior Transport Expert.

In previous years, he served as Chair of Korea Marine Business Association, Chairman of the Board of Ulsan Port Authority and also as Chair of Korea Coastal Management Association.  


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