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Lee Seung-woo

Lee Seung-woo Vice Minister for Disaster
and Safety Management
Republic of Korea

Personal Information

  • Name Lee Seung-woo
  • Year of Birth 1968
  • Place of Birth Chungju, Chungcheongbuk-do


    B.A., Public Administration, Korea University

    Chungju Daewon High School


  • Aug. 2021 – PresentVice Minister for Disaster and Safety Management, Ministry of the Interior and Safety (MOIS)
  • Feb. 2021 – Aug. 2021Deputy Minister for Disaster Management Cooperation, MOIS
  • Feb. 2020 – Feb. 2021Director General for Regional Development Policy, MOIS
  • Sept. 2018 – Feb. 2020Director General for Societal Disaster Response Policy, MOIS
  • Sept. 2017 – Sept. 2018Director General for Special Disaster Management Cooperation, MOIS
  • Dec. 2015 – July 2017Spokesperson, Ministry of Public Safety and Security (MPSS)
  • July 2013 – Feb. 2015Assistant Secretary, Crisis Management Center, Office of National Security
  • Mar. 2013 – June 2013Director for Disaster Control and Coordination, Ministry of Security and Public Administration (MOSPA)
  • Jan. 2012 – Mar. 2013Director for Disaster and Safety Management Policy, Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs (MOGAHA)
  • Oct. 2011 – Jan. 2012Head of Disaster Crisis Situation Center, MOGAHA
  • Feb. 2011 – Oct.2011Director General for Local Hopeful Job Creation Bureau, MOGAHA
  • Aug. 2010 – Jan.2011Vice-mayor of Chungju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do
  • Jan. 2010 – Aug.2010Policy Planning Officer, Chungcheongbuk-do