The Republic of Korea National Committee aims to promote sustainable energy development in Korea (Rep.), as a part of the WEC’s energy vision. As a member of the WEC network, the organisation is committed to representing the Republic of Korea's perspective within national, regional and global energy debates. The committee includes a variety of members to ensure that the diverse energy interests of the Republic of Korea are appropriately represented. Members of the committee are invited to attend high-level events, participate in energy-focused study groups, contribute to technical research and be a part of the global energy dialogue.
Mr. Kwang-Sik Kim is appointed as Chair of the Korean Member Committee in June 2018. He Completed Ph.D. in Political and Regional Development at Hannam University in 2003. Mr. Kim served as a co-chair of Daejeon Environmental Movement Union from 1994 to 2003 and a president of Chungcheongnam-do Institute of Lifelong Education Promotion from 2011 to 2014. He was also awarded the prime minister's prize in the Special Law of the Geumgang in 1998 and Korea's Best Public Service Award in 2014.