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Heenam Choi

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Heenam Choi

Visiting Fellow, Korea Capital Market Institute; Milken Institute Asia Fellow
Heenam Choi

Heenam Choi is an INED at the Board of Standard Chartered Bank Korea and a visiting fellow at the Korea Capital Market Institute. He was most recently the Chief Executive Officer of the Korean Investment Corporation (KIC) during March of 2018 and May of 2021. He was also Chairman of the Board. Prior to joining KIC, Mr. Choi served as Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund, representing 16 countries in the Asia-Pacific region. He was previously the Executive Director of the Asian Pacific Constituency at the World Bank Group. Mr. Choi brings more than 30 years of experience at Korea’s Ministry of Strategy and Finance, where he has served as Deputy Minister for International Affairs, Director General of International Finance, Director General of International Financial Cooperation, Director of the International Financial Policy Division and Director of the Foreign Exchange Market Division. He also played a pivotal role as the Director General of the Policy Strategy Bureau on the Presidential Committee of the G20 Summit, assisting the chairman at the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting and addressing global issues, including IMF reforms. Mr. Choi earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pittsburgh. He has an MBA in finance and a BA in economics from Hanyang University in Korea.