Seungju Baek, Deputy Dean (CBT and Special Activities)
Seungju Baek joined ADBI as Deputy Dean (Capacity Building and Training and Special Activities) in March 2021.
Prior to joining ADBI, he served as Deputy Minister for Planning and Coordination at the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Korea.
He has 30 years of economic and development policy experience. His other previous roles include serving as a senior policy analyst focused on developing countries for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, as well as an international development expert at the World Bank Institute.
His capacity building and training interests include post-COVID-19 recovery and inclusive growth for sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific.
He earned his doctor of public administration degree in public policy from Korea University.