Class 13 (2014-2016)

Jae Ryul Kim, South Korea

Duke University – Master in International Development Policy

Jae Ryul had been working in humanitarian assistance and the development cooperation field. Most recently, he worked as Deputy Head of International Relations Team of the Korean Red Cross (KRC) covering governance support, humanitarian diplomacy, emergency operations, and development project management. From 2010 to 2011, he was Head of KRC Country Office in Haiti, managing disaster response and recovery projects in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Prior to this, he served as Desk Officer at the IFRC Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland, providing managerial and technical support to the Pacific Regional/Country Offices, the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) Zone Office, and National Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies in the regions for two and a half years. Jae Ryul is currently conducting research related to conflict management, state-building, good governance, climate change, disaster risk reduction, and sustainable development policies, especially for vulnerable and fragile states.

Applied Field Experience

UNFPA, Nairobi, Kenya