13AffiliationMinistry of Trade, Industry, and Energy
Title
Executive Director for International Cooperation

Dr. Yeong Cheol Seok is South Korea’s first Executive Director for International Cooperation at the Office of Strategic R&D Planning (OSP) under the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy.

He has been heading the Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) for five years as Vice President since its foundation in 2009.  He also has been serving two times as an advisory member of the National Science and Technology Council in Korea (1999 – 2004 & 2010 – 2011).