Regional Head of Climate Change & Sustainability
KPMG Asia Pacific
Sungwoo Kim has a master in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Duke University in US, and PhD in Business Administration from Seoul School of Integrated Science and Technology(aSSIST) in Korea. For last 20 years, he developed his career in business development and investment at POSCO(World Top 5 Steel Maker) and now he is a regional head of Climate Change and Sustainability of KPMG Asia Pacific to lead 12 countries and direct projects of investment/strategy/policy such as regulation framework, compliance strategy, investment advisory, corporate strategy, and social responsibility consulting. Also, based on the comprehensive experience from engineering to financing as well as from theory to execution in this field, he was a focal member of advisory board of Asia Clean Energy Fund and now is a member of external advisory group for World Bank, a member of Private Sector Advisory Committee of GGGI, and a vice chairman of Korea ∙ Mongolia Economics & Business Association. With frequent publications, media exposure, speech & panel at major global conferences such as B4E(Business for Environment), Carbon Finance, Asia Clean Energy Forum as a prominent Asian speaker, he teaches in executive MBA as an adjunct professor of aSSIST and Inha University in business administration.