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Yongwook Lee, Senior Capacity Building and Training Economist

Yongwook Lee, Senior Capacity Building and Training Economist

Yongwook Lee

Yongwook Lee joined the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) as a Senior Capacity Building and Training Economist in January 2021.

Prior to joining ADBI, he was director of the Treasury Division in the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Korea (ROK). He also served as a director for the Public Institutions Policy Bureau and as deputy director for the Budget Office in the ROK.

He has more than 20 years of experience as a policy maker in the economic, fiscal, and public institutions areas, including sound public finance management and state-owned enterprise reform.

He holds a master of arts degree in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and a bachelor of arts degree in international economics from Seoul National University.