Attending Cities


Date of Birth

25 July, 1960


Education & Qualifications

Professional Engineer of Environment

Seoul National University


Work History

Samsung C&T Corporation

Executive Director, Doosan Engineering

Co-Representative and Creator of Suwon Eco-Center

Secretary, Civil Network for Suwon Stream Reviving Project (1996)

Chair of Suwon Toilet Association (2000~2004)

Commissioner, Gyeonggi-do City Planning Commission

Commissioner, Gyeonggi-do Construction Commission

Secretary General & Chair of Steering Committee, Local Sustainability Alliance of Korea

Secretary to the President for National Agenda (2005.1~2006.2)

Commissioner, President Advisory Policy Planning Commission

Standing Audit, Korea National Park Service

Chair, Civic Special Committee for Restoring Suwon Subway Budget (2009)

Representative Member, Suwon Civic Committee for the memory of Late President Roh Moo-hyun

Representative, Suwon Renaissance Forum

Vice Spokesperson, Democratic Party

Vice Chair, Gyeonggi-do Province of Democratic Party (Local Autonomy)

5th Elected Mayor of Suwon City

President, The South Gyeonggi-do Mayors Council (2010~2012.6.30)

President, Metropolitan Mayors Council (2010~2013.6.30)

President, UNESCO World Heritage Cities Conference (2010~2012.12.31.)

President, Local Governments Friendship and Exchange Council (2010~2013.2.28)

ICLEI Global Executive Committee Member (2010~ )

Co-Chair, Local Decentralization Movement (2012.10.9~ )

Honorary Member, IRHA (2013.10.4~ )

President, World Toilet Association (2014.2~ )

6th Elected Mayor of Suwon City(2014.7.1.~ )