Il Houng Lee

Senior Associate Researcher

Dr Lee joined the Centre for Security, Diplomacy and Strategy (CSDS) of the Brussels School of Governance (BSoG-VUB) in April 2022 as a Senior Associate Researcher. He served formerly as a member of the Monetary Policy Board of Bank of Korea, the President of the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, and as the Ambassador for International Cooperation and G20 Sherpa for the Republic of Korea. He also spent 24 years with the IMF including as the Senior Resident Representative in China. His research interests include macroeconomics, international finance and trade, and income inequality.