Jamie HoSeok JEON
Who is he?Jamie Hoseok Jeon is our secretary general and a representative of NRF (National Research Foundation of Korea), he has a master degree in Technology management (Business Administration). He is in charge of supervising Operation Division and maintaining necessary conditions in order to perform R&D co-operations with EU and support Korean start-ups to globalize.
Tel: +32 (0)2 8803 901
Group Leader | Technology Commercialization
Who is she?Sonia Park has been working for international cooperation in regard with IT industry on behalf of NIPA, National IT Industry Promotion Agency around 15 years. She coordinated Korea-China-Japan Open Source Software Collaboration Forum and delegated a couple of internal organizations, for dealing with Online Dispute Resolution, Electronic Document Standardization. Recently she has been relocated in Brussels and supervising Technology Transfer & Global Startup Group in KIC-Europe.
Tel: +32 (0)2 880 39 15
Dr. OhCheon KWON
Who is he?Oh-Cheon Kwon has a British MS degree in Software Engineering and a PhD degree in Computer Science. He worked for SERI (Systems Engineering Research Institute) and KIST (Korea Institute of Science and Technology) from 1985 to 1997. He has been a principal researcher for ETRI since 1998. He was also a visiting scholar at Auburn University, Alabama, USA from Nov. 2006 until Oct. 2007. At KIC-Europe, Dr Kwon works as an NCP (National Contact Point) for ICT and is in charge of helping Korean researchers to join EU project consortia. He is a pillar at KIC-Europe to transfer Korean advanced ICT technologies to EU countries.
Tel: +32 (0)2 880 39 12
Dr. Yoon Been LEE
Who is he?Yoon Been LEE has received his Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from Seoul National University. Dr. Lee conducted various research projects at University of Michigan, as a visiting scholar, and LG Electronics, as a senior researcher. After joining KISTEP, he has taken the responsibility of policy analysis related in R&D fields such as preliminary feasibility study on mega project, R&D budget coordination, and strategic planning on government R&D investment. From June 2016, He is working as a professional of R&D policy group & KISTEP representative at KIC-Europe.
Tel: +32 (0)2 880 39 08
External Relations Officer
Who is she?Jasmin Song.
Tel: +32 (0)2 880 39 07
Who is she?Heewon Shim is our HR & Finance Officer. She has been working for KIC-Europe for three years and is in charge of financial and human resources activities for all KIC-Europe members. She is also the contact point of the Korean Government and the Belgian Government regarding general activities of the center.
Tel: +32 (0)2 880 39 05
Who is she?Aurelie Caron is the Event and PR Officer working for all Startups programmes. She has worked in New York and Australia for almost 4 years and has high experience in event and communication management. She is in charge of all promotion, event and PR projects within the organisation within the European Market. Any questions about the newsletter, the website, current events and social medias, you can directly contact her.
Tel: +32 (0)2 880 39 06
Strategic Planning Officer
Who is she?Soohyun Lee is our Strategic Planning Officer with experience in research, administration and logistical support. She has worked both in public and private sector and has long lived both in Asia and Europe. She holds a Master's of International Public Management from Sciences Po Paris where she deepened her knowledge in public policy making procedures and project management. She joined KIC-Europe in 2015 and is in charge of EU S&T policy analysis and center's activity report.
Tel: +32 (0)2 880 39 09
Seung Ah LEE
TC Project Officer
Who is she?Seung Ah Lee is our KIC Autobahn Project Officer. She studied Econimics in Germany and Applied Linguistics in Scotland. She has a rich experience as a researcher in other associations such as Korea International Trade Association and EduAustralia. She is in charge of all logistical, accounting, reporting activity of the project she works on.
Tel: +32 (0)2 880 39 04
K-Startup Project Officer
Who is he?Bertrand Honner is a Project Officer at KIC-Europe. He is in charge of the K-Startup Challenge, coordinating all activities for this programme in the European region, seeking long term partnerships with European entities and supporting European companies with an interest in South Korea. Bertrand holds a Master’s degree in International Business and Economics from ICHEC Brussels Business School, with a focus on Korea-EU R&I collaboration. His professional background is in business development, project management and EU-Korea relations.
Tel: +32 (0)2 880 39 10
K-Startup Project Officer
Who is she?Sara Belabbes is our Startup Coordinator, she holds a Master's of International Management from IAE Nantes where she mostly focused on China and Asian markets. She has worked in China for several years and has a broad knowledge of Asian markets. At KIC-Europe she is in charge of coordinating our portfolio companies from the first contact to fundraising. Within KIC-Europe she also identifies partnerships/experts/medias and stakeholders to be part of KIC-Europe. Sara is our go-to person for any questions you may have regarding our portfolio companies and their technology/products.
Tel: +32 (0)2 880 39 14