Advisory Committee

Dr. Hyungtae Kim (김형태 – 마크로젠 사장)

Director, Macrogen-Europe

Dr. Hyungtae Kim obtained his BSc in Biotechnology from Yonsei University and his PhD in Genetics from George Washington University. Before he joining Macrogen in 2000 as CEO, he has research experience in National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) in USA and Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN) in Japan. Macrogen has international branches in USA, Japan and Europe providing cutting edge technology and services to more than 60 countries worldwide and produced publications in major scientific journals including Nature Biotech, Nature Genetics and Nature.

    Dr. Kuiwon Choi (최귀원 – KIST Europe 대표)

    Director of KIST Europe

    Dr. Kuiwon Choi is a graduate of Seoul National University (BSc/Master in Mechanical Engineering) and received his PhD in Bioengineering from University of Michigan. After his research experience in Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, USA, he joined the Biomedical Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST). He became the Director-General of Biomedical Research Institute, KIST in 2011. He is recently appointed as the Director of KIST-Europe, Saarbrucken, Germany.

      Mr. Soowoong Kim (김수웅 – KHIDI 영국 지사장)

      Director of KHIDI-UK

      Mr. Soowoong (Phillip) Kim is the director of Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) UK London office since 2012. He studied International Law at Kyunghee University, and currently a Ph.D candidate. He is a member of Korea International Economic Law Society, Seoul International Law Research Society, SPS system Research Society. He is also Secretary General of London Health Forum. In his career, he has contributed to numerous key national and international events, International Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and policy research reports on health industry trade negotiations. In KHIDI UK Office, he manages the global healthcare business, supporting Korean health technology industry in European Union area.