Dr Kyungjin Song

Dr Kyungjin Song
Indo-Pacific Fellow

Dr Kyungjin Song

Dr Kyungjin Song is Executive Director of Innovative Economy. She was previously Director of the FN Global Issues Center and was President of the Institute for Global Economics in Seoul.

She served the Government of the Republic of Korea in various capacities. She served, 2009-2011, as special adviser to the Chairman of the Presidential Committee for the Seoul G20 Summit in the Office of the President. She oversaw the entire production of the official White Paper of the G20 Seoul Summit in 2010. She worked, 2008-2009, as special assistant to the Special Economic Adviser to the President in the Office of the President. From 2004 to 2008, she worked in the Ministry of Finance and Economy as foreign press spokesperson. She also served, 2011-2012, as special adviser to the Chairman & CEO of the Korea International Trade Association. 

Dr Song writes a monthly column on global economic and foreign affairs issues for “Song Kyungjin’s Global Watch” in the Financial News and for the Korea Times in Korea. She has also made numerous contributions to international press, including the Financial Times, People’s Daily of China, and China’s Economic Daily.

Dr Song was awarded, June 2011, the Korean Government’s Order of Civil Service Merit for her outstanding achievements.