Kyung Soon Song WG'80
Representative Director
Korea Expert Consulting Group

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Dr. Kyung Soon Song was appointed to the Steering Committee in August 2007 and currently chairs the Investment Subcommittee. He is the Representative Director of Korea Expert Consulting Group (KECG) which he founded in 2002. He is also a Visiting Professor of Economics and Finance at the Graduate School of International Studies of Seoul National University.

Previously Dr. Song was, among others, a senior staff member and manager at the World Bank, a chief operating officer at Nomura's project finance company in Hong Kong, and a senior official at Korea’s Economic Planning Board. Dr. Song has worked in more than 20 countries on a variety of operational and advisory assignments, including the formulation of economic and industry policies and programs, industry rationalization, privatization, corporate restructuring, corporate finance transactions, project development and financing transactions, corporate mergers and acquisitions, corporate valuation, strategic alliance, and global portfolio investment.

Dr. Song holds a bachelor’s degree in International Economics from Seoul National University. He received his MBA from the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in International Finance from George Washington University.