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Special Advisor to the IIASA Director General and Chief Executive Officer Directorate
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Professor Chin-Min Lee currently serves the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), an international multidisciplinary scientific research institute based in Laxenburg/Vienna, Austria, as Senior Research Scholar and Special Advisor to its Director-General and Chief Executive Officer.
Before joining IIASA in 2000, he served the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) in various capacities at different duty stations, such as Port Moresby, Manila, New York, Geneva and Vienna. During the years of 1995 to 1999, he was the WHO Director-General's Special Representative to the United Nations (UN) and other International Organizations, and Director of WHO in Vienna.
Born in Seoul, he holds a bachelor's degree in Diplomacy/English language from the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and a master's degree in Organizational Management from the Konkuk University Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul. He further studied Management Development at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), and International Studies at the New York University.
He is a columnist, a Visiting Professor (international relations) of the Konkuk University and an Adjunct Professor of the Korea University, Seoul. His interests include classical music and fine arts.
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