Sang Hoon Lee
Dr. Sang Hoon Lee serves as a Seoul-based
senior consultant at KWR International, Inc. (KWR); a firm specializing
in the delivery of research, communications, consulting and advisory
services to a wide range of public and private sector clients. Concurrently,
Dr. Lee serves as the morning (Daily, Monday-Friday, 6:00
7:00 AM) TV Anchor for Hankyung WOW-TVs "Wall Street
Drawing on his extensive
experience helping Korean financial institutions, corporations and
government agencies in their research, communications and strategic
planning requirements, Dr. Lee helps KWR clients to more fully understand,
and to expand their commercial and financial relationships with
a wide range of entities in Korea and other Asian Markets. In addition,
Dr. Lee works with Korean firms, government agencies and financial
institutions to enhance their international operations and to plan
and implement a wide range of marketing and public and investor
relations initiatives around the world.
Prior to joining KWR, Dr.
Lee served as a Managing Director at the Korea Securities Dealers
Association (KSDA). In this capacity he supervised KSDAs International
Affairs, Bond Market, and OTC Administration Departments. He also
played a leading role in implementing the Mark-to-Market System
for Koreas OTC Bond Market and managed various investment
road-shows to major financial cities including Tokyo, New York,
and London. In addition to these responsibilities, Dr. Lee regularly
appeared on KBS 1TVs Newsline program commenting on issues
and policy recommendations for the Korean stock markets. He also
held positions on various public services committees including:
Dispute Resolution Committee, Financial Supervisory Service Futures
and Options Market Development Committee, Korea Stock Exchange Stock
Market Index Operation Committee, Korea Stock Exchange Advisory
Committee for Financial Services Trade, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Before joining KSDA, Dr.
Lee served as a Senior Research Fellow at the Korea Securities Research
Institute. In this position, he assisted Koreas Ministry of
Finance and Economy on its OECD Membership application, and participated
as a Korean delegate in OECDs CMF and CMIT meetings, Multilateral
Agreement on Investments (MAI) negotiations. Previously, he served
as an Assistant Professor of Finance at Nicholls State University
in Thibodaux, Louisiana and an Assistant Professor of Finance, Southeastern
Louisiana University. He also served as Editor-in-Chief of the Southeastern
Economic Outlook, a local monthly newsletter. Dr. Lee also spent
several years working with Korean Air Ltd.
Dr. Lee is fluent in English and is a native Korean speaker. He
holds a Ph.D. in International Finance from the University of New
Orleans, an MBA in Business Administration the University of New
Orleans, May 1985 and a BA Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea. Dr.
Lee has authored numerous research papers and presentations. They
have appeared in publications and forums including: Review of Quantitative
Finance and Accounting, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting,
Handbook of International Market Integration, Asian Economic Review,
Financial Management, Southeastern Economic Outlook, Asia Business
Forum, Western Decision Science Meeting, Financial Management Association,
Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance Association, Midwestern
Finance Association, Eastern Finance Association, Financial Management
Association, and the Southern Economic Association.
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