CHUN Hae-Sung 천해성
South-North Korea Exchanges and Cooperation Support Association 남북교류협력지원협회
Chairman 회장
Mr. CHUN Hae-sung is Chairman at the South-North Korea Exchanges And Cooperation Support Association. He was Assistant Minister for Unification Policy at the Ministry of Unification of the Republic of Korea. He was appointed for this position for the first time in 2012 and again in 2014. As the Assistant Minister for Unification Policy, he oversees and manages the entire process of discussing and setting major directions for unification policy and projects, liaising with important partners in Korea and abroad, organizing diverse events to raise public awareness, and looking after separated families and defectors from North Korea.

Mr. Chun joined the Ministry of Unification in 1987 after passing the 30th Higher Civil Service Examination and held various senior-level positions in the ministry, including Assistant Minister for Inter-Korean Dialogue, Spokesperson, Director-General for Humanitarian Cooperation, Director for Policy Planning and Director of Inter-Korean Dialogue Planning. Throughout his career in the Ministry, he participated in or led the ROK delegation for many rounds of inter-Korean talks, including the working-level preparatory discussion for interKorean ministerial meeting in 2013. He served also at the National Security Council and the Office of the President under the presidential Blue House as an executive officer.

Mr. Chun received his bachelor’s degree in law (1987) and master’s degree in public administration (1996) from Seoul National University. He completed his military service as a first lieutenant in the ROK Air Force.
◇ Education
1980.3~1983.2 Yeongdeungpo highschool
1987.2 Bachelor’s degree in Law from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
1996.8 Master’s degree in Public Administraion from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

◇ Work
1986 30th Higher Civil Service Examinations
2008 Director-General for Humanitarian cooperation
2009 Spokesperson for Ministry of Unification
2012 Assistant Minister for Unification Policy, Ministry of Unification
2014 Assistant Minister for Inter-korean Dialogue, Ministry of Unification
2014 Assistant Minister for Unification Policy, Ministry of Unification
2016.7 Chairman of South-North Korea Exchanges And Cooperation Support Association



◇ 학력사항
1980.3~1983.2 영등포고 졸업
1983.3~1987.2 서울대 공법학과 졸업
1987.3~1996.8 서울대 행정대학원 행정학과 석사졸업

◇ 경력사항
1986 제30회 행정고시
2008 인도협력국장
2009 대변인
2012 통일정책실장
2014 남북회담본부장
2014 통일정책실장
2016.7 남북교류협력지원협회 회장