Dr. Byoung-Gyu Yu is the president of the Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade(KIET), one of Korea’s Public economic think tanks. Before being appointed as president of KIET, he worked as director of several research divisions in Hyundai Research Institute(HRI), such as Division of Current Survey and Forecasting, Division of Economic Policy and Division of Industrial Strategy, Spanning the years from 1988 through May 2013.
In addition, he worked as the Secretary General of NEAC(National Economic Advisory Council) for Korean President between May 2013 and May 2016.
He worked for SAIS of Johns Hopkins University from 2011 to 2012 as a visiting scholar.
He has been also members for many government policy advisory committees such as presidential committee on Ageing Society and Population Policy. His major Publications include “The process of Economic Development of Korea and its Future”, and “Strategy for Digital management of manufacturing companies”.