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Hyung-koo Yeo, Secretary General

Hyung-koo Yeo, Secretary General

The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games are a global festival.

As the world's attention and expectations are being focused on PyeongChang, Korea, we will make an all-out effort to make thorough preparations for the Games.

The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will ensure that the Games are held successfully by establishing a close cooperative relationship with local communities and relevant authorities and by maximizing all its capabilities.

In addition, taking this opportunity of hosting the Games, we will do our best to enhance the brand image of Korea and our national pride.

Education, Awards

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    Daejeon High School

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    Department of Architectural Engineering, Hanyang University

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    Department of Architectural Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Yonsei University

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    Master of Business Administration, Inha University

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    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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    Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering, Hanyang University

  • 1994

    Service Merit Medal

  • 2000. 11

    Order of Service Merit, Green Stripes

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Career

  • 1980.12

    • Passed the 16th National Examination for Higher Civil Service with Technical Expertise
  • 1981.04
    ~2005.07

    • Deputy Director, Director, Ministry of Transport. Director, Ministry of Construction and Transport
  • 2005.07
    ~2007.10

    • Director General for Finance Planning, Ministry of Construction and Transport Director General for Public Relations Management
    • Ministry of Construction and Transport
  • 2007.10
    ~2009.11

    • Seconded to Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of the USA
  • 2009.11
    ~2011.02

    • Director General for Comprehensive Transport Policy, Ministry of Construction and Transport
  • 2011.02
    ~2013.03

    • Deputy Minister for Planning and Coordination, Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs
    • Deputy Minister for Transport Policy, Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs
    • Deputy Minister for Aviation Policy, Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs
  • 2013.09
    ~2015.10

    • Vice Minister of Transport at the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs
    • Vice Minister of Transport at the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
  • 2015.11

    • Secretary Gene ral, PyeongChang 2018 Organizing Committee