Introduction to Secretary General

김재신 총장 사진

Secretary General

Kim Jae-shin

2024.04 ~ Present

  • 1979B.A. in Political Science and International Relations, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
  • 1981M.A. in International Politics, Korea University, Seoul, Korea (Completed)
  • 1982Coursework in Keio University, Tokyo, Japan

  • Apr. 2024Secretary-General, ASEAN-Korea Centre (AKC)
  • Sep. 2019Visiting Scholar, Namseoul University
  • Jul. 2018Senior Advisor, Center for Japanese Studies at the Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS)
  • Apr. 2015Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of the Philippines
  • Aug. 2012Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Aug. 2010Deputy Minister for Political Affairs, MOFAT
  • 1984 - 2010Worked at (as) Korean Embassy in Japan, Korean Embassy in the People's Republic of China, Korean Embassy in the United States of America, Korean Embassy in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Director-General, Asian and Pacific Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign, Affairs and Trade (MOFAT), Director-General, Northeast Asian Affairs Bureau, MOFAT, Secretary to the President for Foreign Affairs, Office of the President
  • Aug. 1980Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
  • Apr. 1980Passed High Diplomatic Service Examination
  • AWARDSOrder of Service Merit (Red Stripes, ROK), Philippines Order of Sikatuna (Grand Cross, Gold Distinction), Order of Service Merit (Yellow Stripes, ROK)