2014 Outstanding Alumni Award
Jin S. Yoon, ’87 MA Economics, is a second-term member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, serving in the Strategy and Finance Committee since his first election in 2010. He has served in a variety of positions in public service throughout his career.
Previously, Jin held various high government positions, such as Minister of Commerce and Industry, and Chief Economic Adviser to then-President Myung-Bak Lee of the Republic of Korea. He also was president of Seoul National University of Technology. Jin is highly regarded across public and private sectors for his keen insight and sound judgment on various critical economic policy issues facing the nation.