Mr. Sunmoon Kim, who has served for the past three years as deputy director of the Financial Services Commission in South Korea, establishes policies and revises the Capital Markets Act in order to supervise and improve South Korea’s capital markets. His specific focus is on securities and disclosures, the systems relating to accounting and external audits of stocks companies.
Before joining the Financial Services Commission, Mr. Kim worked as Deputy Director at the Ministry of Planning and Budget where he successfully mitigated conflicts of interest allocating budgets for various government projects.
Sunmoon earned his Bachelor’s degree in international economics from Seoul National University in South Korea. He also completed the Investment Banking Education Program run by the South Korea Finance Investment Association in 2009.
During his Humphrey year, Mr. Kim plans to conduct comparative analysis and research between the U.S. and Korean financial systems in order to effectively analyze Korea’s financial development and set a correct course for financial regulation policy. He also hopes to enhance his knowledge of the theory and practice of contemporary financial laws.