- May 23, 2019
- Communications Department
* For Immediate Release
Former Foreign Minister Han Named the Chair
SEOUL, May 23 – The Asan Institute for Policy Studies announced today that Former South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Board of Trustees Member of the Asan Institute for Policy Studies Han Sung-joo, who served as its first chairman of the Board of Trustees when it was founded, has been named the chair of the Board. Choi Kang, Vice President of Research has been named the acting president. The change of leadership follows the resignation of Hahm Chaibong as the chair and president.
“The Asan Institute for Policy Studies looks to build on its past work and continue its development as one of the leading research institutes under new leadership,” stated Chairman Han Sung-joo.
The Asan Institute for Policy Studies as an independent, non-partisan think tank will continue to undertake policy-relevant research to foster domestic, regional, and international environments conducive to peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula, as well as Korean reunification.
About the Asan Institute for Policy Studies
The Asan Institute for Policy Studies (http://en.asaninst.org/) is an independent think tank that provides innovative policy solutions and spearheads public discourse on the core issues in Korea, East Asia and the world. Our goal is to assist policymakers to make better informed and mutually beneficial policy decisions.