Patron: Her Excellency The Right Honourable Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand

Korean Peninsula update

Guest Speaker: HE Mr Lee Joon-gyu
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea

Event Date: Tuesday 5th June 2007
Event Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Event Location: Bell Gully
HP Tower, 171 Featherston Street, Wellington, 6011.

Please note no building access after 6pm.

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HE Mr Lee Joon-gyu, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to New Zealand, Samoa and Tonga

HE Mr Lee Joon-gyu, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to New Zealand, Samoa and Tonga

Curriculum Vitae:

Name: Lee, Joon-gyu
Date of Birth: May 27, 1954
Family: Married with one son

Education:

  • Feb. 1976 Graduated from the College of Law, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (B.A. in Law)
  • Feb. 1978 Graduated from the Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea(M.A. in Law)

Career:

  • May 1978 Passed High Diplomatic Service Examination
  • Aug 1978 Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs(MOFA)
  • Feb 1984 Second Secretary, Korean Permanent Observer Mission to the United Nations in New York, U.S.A.
  • Aug 1987 Principal Secretary to the Vice Minister
  • Jun 1989 First Secretary, Korean Embassy in Malaysia
  • Jul 1992 Director, Planning and Research Division, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS), MOFA
  • Aug 1993 Director, International Trade Division I, International Trade Bureau, MOFA
  • Apr 1995 Visiting Researcher at the Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Dec 1996 Counsellor, Korean Embassy in Japan
  • Feb 1999 Aide to the Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Feb 2000 Deputy Director-General, Asian and Pacific Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade(MOFAT)
  • Jan 2001 Minister-Counsellor and Consul-General, Korean Embassy in the People’s Republic of China
  • Aug 2004 Director-General, Overseas Koreans and Consular Affairs Bureau, MOFAT
  • Sep 2006 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to New Zealand, Samoa and Tonga

Bell Gully

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