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Mr.Kook Hyun (Edward) Chang

Vice President

CHANG Kook Hyun (Edward) has dedicated his career to furthering Korea’s business and public relationships with the rest of the world. During his thirty year career (1979~2009) at the Federation of Korean Industries (FKI), Edward led a variety of divisions at headquarters and overseas branches in both New York and Washington D.C. and was invited as visiting fellow to Heritage Foundation in Washington D.C. and BDI (The Federation of German industries) in Colone, Germany. Edward represented Korea in ABAC(APEC), AEBF(ASEM), BIAC(OECD) and many International organizations as Executive Director of Korea. Edward has been secretary general of Indian chamber of Commerce in Korea (ICCK) from 2010 through 2016 and a focal point of business promotion between India and Korea. From 2011 through 2014 Edward has worked as a high-ranking civil servant to promote foreign investment to Korea and trade and has concurrently advised for businesses of all sizes and regional and central governments on international business development and public & commercial diplomacy. Mr. Chang is currently Executive Vice Chairman, Korea Public Diplomacy Association.


Experience.
  • 2017.9~ Executive Vice Chairman, Korea public Diplomacy Association
  • 2016.10~2018.10 Chairman of Organizing Committee for 1st & 2nd Miryang International Yoga Therapy Conference (2017 & 2018) and the 2nd Asia Yoga Therapy Conference (2017)
  • 2015. 3 ~2018.6 Economic Policy Advisor, Miryang City, Korea
  • 2016.9~ Honorary Visiting Faculty 0f S-VYASA
  • 2016.3 ~2016.6 Chairman, Organizing committee of Korea for UN International Day of Yoga 2016
  • 2016.5 ~ 2016.9 Senior Advisor, Indian Chamber of Commerce in Korea
  • 2015.4 ~ 2016.6 Chairman, organizing committee of Korea for 1st. UN International day of Yoga 2016
  • 2010. 9 ~ 2016. 4 Secretary General, Indian Chamber of Commerce in Korea
  • 2000. 9 ~2014.6 Adjunct Professor of Sookmyung Women’s University & Graduate School of International Service(GSIS)
  • 2011. 12 ~ 2014. 4 Head of Invest & Trade, Gwangju Metropolitan City, Korea
  • 2009. 10 ~ 2010. 6 Secretary General for IASP 2010 (International Association of Science Parks)
  • 2009. 4 ~ 2009. 9 Advisor for International Affairs of FKI (The Federation of Korean Industries)
  • 2006. 1 ~ 2009. 3 President of Washington Office (US) of FKI
  • 2004. 1 ~ 2005. 12 Executive Director of APEC CEO SUMMIT (Asia-pacific Economic Council)
  • 1999. 3 ~ 2005. 12 Head of International Division of FKI
  • 1995. 2 ~ 1999. 2 President of New York Office (US) of FKI
  • 1994. 12 ~ 1995. 1 Head of Strategic Planning Division of FKI
  • 1993. 12 ~ 1994. 11 Visiting Fellow with The Heritage Foundation in Washington D.C. (US)
  • 1993. 3 ~ 1993. 11 Head of Chairman`s office of FKI
  • 1990. 3 ~ 1993. 2 Head of planning division of International Management Institute (IMI), FKI
  • 1986. 5 ~ 1990. 2 Deputy Head of International Affairs Division of FKI
  • 1985. 3 ~ 1986. 4 Visiting Fellow with the Federation of German Industries (BDI) in Colone, Germany
  • 1979. 9 ~ 1984. 2 Senior Analyst of International Affairs Division of FKI

Education
  • 1973. 3 ~ 1978. 2 Sogang University (English Literature and language)
  • 1978. 3 ~ 1980. 2 Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (International trade)

Publication
  • 1984 Protocol and International Conferences
  • 2002 Global Leadership – The Next Generation of Leaders

Awards
  • 1992 Citation of the Minister of Healthcare and Welfare for community service by "One Percent Club Campaign"
  • 2006 Presidential Citation for outstanding contribution to APEC 2005

ASIAN YOGA THERAPY ASSOCIATION

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Dr. H.R. Nagendra
Chief Patron
Dr. R.Nagarathna
Chair Person
Mr.Keishin Kimura
President
Mr. Kook Hyun Chang
Vice President
Dr. Manjunath N.K.
Vice President
Dr. Avinash Mishra
Joint Secretary
Mr. Manoj Thakur
Treasurer
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