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2nd Vice Minister
  • 2nd Vice Minister Lee Taeho
  • Profile

    • Position : 2nd Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
    • Name : Lee Taeho
    • Date of Birth : February 04, 1960
    • Family : Married with two sons
    • Education
      • Feb. 1982 B.A. in Economics, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
      • May 1986 M.S. in Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • Career

    • Apr. 1982Passed High Diplomatic Service Examination
    • Nov. 1982Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
    • Jun. 1987Second Secretary, Korean Embassy in the U.S.A.
    • May 1990Second Secretary, Korean Embassy in the Republic of Czechoslovakia
    • Jan. 1995Studied at Harvard University, U.S.A.
    • Jun. 1995First Secretary, Korean Permanent Mission to the UN Office and other International Organizations in Geneva, Switzerland
    • Oct. 1997Counsellor, Korean Embassy in the People's Republic of Bangladesh
    • Feb. 1999Director, Trade Policy Team, Trade Promotion Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT)
    • May 1999Director, Trade Policy Planning Division, Multilateral Trade Bureau, MOFAT
    • Feb. 2000Director, World Trade Organization Division, Multilateral Trade Bureau, MOFAT
    • Feb. 2001Secondment to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) in Bangkok, Thailand
    • Jun. 2003Secondment to the Presidential Committee on Northeast Asian Business Hub, Korea
    • Apr. 2004Deputy Director-General for the Free Trade Agreement (FTA), MOFAT
    • Dec. 2005Minister-Counsellor, Korean Permanent Mission to the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
    • Mar. 2008Director-General, Multilateral Trade Bureau, MOFAT
    • Jul. 2009Director-General for FTA Policy, MOFAT
    • Aug. 2011Special Advisor to the Minister for Trade, MOFAT
    • Feb. 2012Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Morocco
    • Mar. 2015Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
    • Jul. 2017Secretary to the President for Trade, Office of the President
    • Sep. 20182nd Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Awards

    • Dec. 2009Service Merit Medal