Sean Kim
CEO
CEO Sean Kim
  • Mr. Sean Kim was appointed as CEO of DAELIM Energy in 2013 when it was first established. He is now Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of DAELIM Industrial(Petrochemical Division) and DAELIM Energy respectively, leading the IPP business development and Petrochemical Business. Based on his extensive experience more than 20 years in the fields of business development, M&A, investment and management at SoftBank Venture capital Korea and BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking, he has brought diverse experience to DAELIM Energy. He graduated from Seoul National University with a degree in business administration and received his MBA at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.

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Yanggwi Michael Hwang
Head of Corporate Management Division
& Strategy & Planning Team Leader
Yanggwi Michael Hwang
  • Mr. Yanggwi Michael Hwang joined Daelim Energy as a project development manager in October 2015. Before he joined Daelim Energy, he worked over 10 years in Transaction Services at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Korea and Australia, the biggest accounting firm in both nations. Projects he worked at PwC are including, but not limited to, Oman Barka3/Sohar2 IPP project (KEXIM), Busan-Gimhae Light Rail Transit (Kookmin Bank), Yong-In Light Rail Transit (Shinhan Bank), Daegu Dongbu 4th Beltway (Macquarie Korea Infrastructure Fund). He also worked Samsung Engineering in Korea and Ernst & Young at Palo Alto office in US.

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Yanggwi Michael Hwang
Head of Corporate Management Division
Yanggwi Michael Hwang
  • Mr. Yanggwi Michael Hwang joined Daelim Energy as a project development manager in October 2015. Before he joined Daelim Energy, he worked over 10 years in Transaction Services at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Korea and Australia, the biggest accounting firm in both nations. Projects he worked at PwC are including, but not limited to, Oman Barka3/Sohar2 IPP project (KEXIM), Busan-Gimhae Light Rail Transit (Kookmin Bank), Yong-In Light Rail Transit (Shinhan Bank), Daegu Dongbu 4th Beltway (Macquarie Korea Infrastructure Fund). He also worked Samsung Engineering in Korea and Ernst & Young at Palo Alto office in US.

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Junhee Cheon
Team Leader
Corporate Finance Team
Junhee Cheon
  • Mr. Cheon is head financial manager at Daelim Energy. His professional experience as financial specialist & administrative generalist spans various industries including entertainment & online - mobile game, biomedical and general manufacturing business. Prior to joining Daelim Energy, he served as head financial manager at Gamevil korea (Team Leader, Finance & Accounting Team), Medytox korea (Team Leader, Strategic Planning Team) and CJ E&M (Team Leader, Finance & Accounting Team) and KPMG Korean Office (manager, financial advisory service)

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Jongwoo Kim
Part Leader
Legal Part
Jongwoo Kim
  • Mr. Kim is an in-house counsel and a leader of a legal part. Before joining Daelim Energy, he worked for Shin & Kim, Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction, and Ernst & Young. At Shin & Kim, one of top five law firms in Korea, he advised and represented clients in the field of overseas construction projects. Thus, his clients varied from IPPs, lenders to EPC contractors. While he was working at Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction, a major EPC contractor in Korea, he built his career as an in-house counsel. At Ernst & Young, as an accountant, he performed financial due diligences and provided advisory services for various M&A and foreign direct investment deals.

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Kajin Kim
Part Leader
CP Part
Kajin Kim
  • Mr. Kim, the part leader of CP Part, graduated Kyung Hee University with degree in law and even earned master of law from the same university. With this background, he is the professional in the field of legal part, compliance, internal audit, and fair trade. Prior to joining Daelim Energy in 2016, Mr. Kim built his career in energy business by working as a legal manager at Shinpyeongtaek Power Company, which is a joint venture of Korea Western Power Co., and GS Energy. While he was working at Shinpyeongtaek Power Company, his major duties were related to power plant construction and LNG trading. Moreover, he was a legal manager who was responsible for leading project about building LNG terminal and establishing policies at Boryeong LNG Terminal, a joint venture of SK E&S and GS Energy. Moreover, when he worked at SK E&S, he was wholly in charge of several projects named ‘Hanam-Misa Combined Heat & Power project’, ‘Wirye District Energy Project’, ‘Gimchoen combined Heat & Power project’, and so on. In addition to above-mentioned projects, he strengthened his knowledge by working as a legal manager at City Gas Company, such as Yeongnam energy service, Chungcheong energy service, and Chungnam energy service. About his past work experience, he was a legal part leader who was in charge of internal audit in audit team of Lotte Group.

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Business Development Division
  • Joon Seuk ByunSenior Vice President for Business Development
    Senior Vice President for Business Development Joon Seuk Byun
    Mr. Byun joined Daelim Energy in 2017 as a vice president of the company’s overseas business development. He has more than 20 years of experience of global business strategy & development, M&A through his career in SK Group and Deloitte Consulting. His experiences and knowledges from various industries such as Resource, Infrastructure and IPP will be valuable addition to Daelim Energy’s leadership.
  • Jongoh KimVice President for Business Development
    Vice President for Domestic Renewable Energy Jongoh Kim
    Vice President Mr. Jongoh Kim graduated from Yeungnam University with a degree in mechanical engineering and went on to study at Sogang Business School where he received his MBA. He built his career in construction for 20 years, with a focus on power plant EPC tender and business. These past 10 years have seen him in the power generation investment sector, leading the Pocheon Combined Cycle Power Plant project to a successful completion. And had responsible for the Poseung Biomass Power Plant project in Korea.
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Joon Seuk Byun
Senior Vice President for Business Development
Vice President for Business Development Joon Seuk Byun
  • Mr. Byun joined Daelim Energy in 2017 as a vice president of the company’s overseas business development. He has more than 20 years of experience of global business strategy & development, M&A through his career in SK Group and Deloitte Consulting. His experiences and knowledges from various industries such as Resource, Infrastructure and IPP will be valuable addition to Daelim Energy’s leadership.

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Jun-Yeol (JY) Lee
Team Leader
Overseas Development Team II
>Team Leader Overseas Development Team II
  • Mr. Lee joined DAELIM Energy on Oct. 2019 as a team leader of overseas development business. He has more than 20 years of solid experience in global power business development across the entire power business value chain from the Turbine and EPC to IPP and M&A. Prior to joining DAELIM, he served as a group leader at POSCO Energy, taking the lead of overseas IPP development in South-East Asia, MENA, and Africa region and a director of AES-VCM in Vietnam and Palapye Power GL in Botswana. Moreover, he has succeeded in numerous power EPC projects before building his career in IPP business, such as working at Samsung C&T as a proposal manager. Additionally, when he has made great achievements in UAE, Indonesia, and subsequently moved to GE, as a commercial director, he has even closed the multiple transactions with buyers in various countries. To gain profound insights, he earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with mechanical engineering as sub-major at Sungkyunkwan University.

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Myoung Won(John) Kang
Team Leader
Overseas Development Team III
Myoung Won(John) Kang
  • Having over 25 years of experiences in the energy market, Mr. Kang is an expert in areas related to project development for conventional as well as renewable, execution, and O & M with experiences across Asia Pacific (China, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Lao PDR, etc.) and Latin America. Prior to joining Daelim Energy, since 1993, Mr. Kang had spent more than 20 years as plant engineer for 900MW CCPP & 3GW coal fired power plant, plant asset manager for 3GW CCPP and various IPP projects development as well as execution at Korea Electric Power Corporation and Korea East-West Power Co. Since 2014, Mr. Kang had been in charge of heading IPP projects development for coal, gas, hydro, wind, and solar projects at LG International. Moreover, about his educational background, Mr. Kang earned two Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering in 2002 from Korea University and in Project Management from University of New South Wales, Australia in 2011. From Oct, 2018, Kang has led IPP project development mainly across Asia Pacific at Daelim Energy and played a key role as Project Director for various IPP investment opportunities in Bangladesh.

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Jongoh Kim
Vice President for Business Development
Vice President for Domestic Renewable Energy Jongoh Kim
  • Vice President Mr. Jongoh Kim graduated from Yeungnam University with a degree in mechanical engineering and went on to study at Sogang Business School where he received his MBA. He built his career in construction for 20 years, with a focus on power plant EPC tender and business. These past 10 years have seen him in the power generation investment sector, leading the Pocheon Combined Cycle Power Plant project to a successful completion. And had responsible for the Poseung Biomass Power Plant project in Korea.

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Bonghee Lee
Vice President for Asset Management
Vice President for Asset Management Bonghee Lee
  • MBA, Soongsil University, Korea
  • Samsung Engineering(2013~2014) : Commissioning Manager
    • SLP 200MW Combined Cycle Power Plant, commissioning and operation manager, PTW(permit to work) manager
    • Norte Ⅱ 450MW Combine Cycle Power Plant, commissioning manager, for the first time Mexico Project of Korea
  • KEPCO(1992~2013) : Specialist for Steam Turbine Diagnosis, Operation and Management Supervisor
    • KEPCO Research Institute, Specialist in the field of steam turbine diagnosis for KEPCO and Korea Genco’s power plant in Korea and abroad
    • Taean 1000MW unit 5&6 Coal Fired Power Plant, Korea commissioning and operation of turbine/generator, boiler and their auxiliaries, shift leader of operation department, diagnosis of technical issues
    • Yeong-weol 400MW Coal Fired & Combined Cycle Power plant, Korea operation of turbine/generator, performance engineer and operation management
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JUNG SAM DOO
Team Leader
Operating and Maintenance Team
Vice President for Asset Management Division Bonghee Lee
  • During his more than 18 years’ experience in the power sector, Mr. Jung has successfully designed, constructed, and developed private power projects in the United States, Africa, and Korea.

    Having a strong engineering background, he worked for Daelim Industrial Company, which is a top-class global EPC company, before joining Daelim Energy. His previous experience covers combined cycles, coal fired power plants, and hydroelectric powers ranging from 40 MW to 1,800 MW

    Currently, as a leader of Operation & Maintenance Team, Mr. Jung takes the lead on construction, operation and maintenance for the entire assets of Daelim Energy and even technical assistances for the new developments across the globe.

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Myeongseo Heo
Team Leader
Project Management and Analysis Team
Myeongseo Heo
  • KICPA, Chonbuk National University
  • Mr. Heo has experienced in (internal) audit and business consulting area for many years as an expert. Samil PWC (2003~2010 Audit, FAS: CHP Plants, City gas companies), SK E&S (2012~2014 Compliance Team Manager: management consulting to subsidiaries-Power plants, City gas companies). He joined Daelim Energy in 2014 and has worked for its affiliates (Pocheon Power and Poseung Green Power) during 2016 to 2019 as a Finance & Account Team Leader.

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Jaewook Baek
Part Leader
Trading Part
Jaewook Baek
  • After graduating Seoul National University, Mr. Baek built his career for more than 15 years by serving as a member in business planning team at STX group and carrying out his duties in relation to IPP business development, business strategy, M&A, and planning at ST international.

    Moreover, joining DAELIM Energy in 2015, he is currently managing Trading Part as a leader. Upon starting his career in DAELIM Energy, he used to conduct his duties related to planning and asset management. At present, he is passionately contribute to the growth of DAELIM Energy through REC trading.

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DongSoo Yoo
Part Leader
Valuation Part
DongSoo Yoo
  • Mr. Yoo joined DE in 2013 as a project developer for overseas IPP projects and now is responsible for the project valuation and project risk analysis. Having more than 27 years of experience in power plant operation, he is a specialist in financial modeling and project financing. His accomplishments in the bidding/financial closing process cover but not limited to the international top notch projects such as

    • Jordan Tafila windfarm, 50MW
    • Jordan Al Qartrana CCPP, 373MW
    • Vietnam Nigh Son 2 Coal Fired PP, 1200MW
    • KSA Rabi DO Fired PP, 1204MW
    • UAE Shuweihat 3 CCPP, 1600MW
    • Mexico Norte 2 CCPP, 433MW
    • Jordan IPP3 Diesel Engine PP. 573MW
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