Mr. Lee coordinates presidential cabinet meetings and serves as a liaison officer between the presidential office and the national assembly. He is a founder of the Cyber Institute for the Korean Economy. Mr. Lee participated in the Korean Government negotiation team with the IMF during the 1997 financial crisis. He will focus his Humphrey year on government budget policy and business professional’s behavior. Mr. Lee holds an advanced degree in public policy and has completed doctoral coursework at Seoul National University.