Chung Mong Joon
Dr. Chung Mong Joon is the founder and honorary chairman of the Asan Institute for Policy Studies. He is also the chairman of the board of trustees of the Asan Foundation, the largest philanthropic organization in Korea. The Asan Foundation runs the Asan Medical Center in Seoul and six other hospitals in rural areas. In 2011, he founded the Asan Nanum Foundation which seeks to foster entrepreneurship among young Koreans. Dr. Chung served seven terms in the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea. He was chairman of the Grand National Party (Ruling Party, 2009-2010), and was a presidential candidate in 2002. He served as vice president of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), and as co-chairman of the Korean Organizing Committee for the 2002 Korea-Japan FIFA World Cup. Dr. Chung received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Seoul National University, a Master of Science from the Sloan School of Management at MIT, and a Ph.D. in International Relations from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at the Johns Hopkins University.