MKAM is the Corporate Director of MKIF, as required under the FSCMA. MKAM is a wholly owned subsidiary of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (Europe) Limited, a member of the Macquarie Group.
MKAM is part of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) of Macquarie Asset Management. MIRA is a global leader in the infrastructure finance sector, with recognised strength in both infrastructure funds management and infrastructure advisory services. The global infrastructure portfolio managed by MIRA on behalf of its managed funds and institutional and retail investors as of 31 March 2017 included 120 businesses across 25 countries including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, Korea, and Japan.
MKAM has appointed Chul Hum Paik, Representative Director, as its representative on the MKIF Board of Directors.
Since late 2002, Dr Song has been the founding Representative Director of Korea Expert Consulting Group (KECG) and has also been working as an independent expert in economics and finance since August 2012. Previously, Dr Song has acted as a visiting professor at Seoul National University’s Graduate School of International Studies, civilian member of the International Development Cooperation Committee of the Republic of Korea, consultant for the Economic Development Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP), chairman of Investment Subcommittee at Korea Investment Corporation (KIC)’s steering committee, chairman of International Finance Subcommittee of the Financial Sector Development Review Committee, and advisor for the Investment Banking division of Shinhan Bank. He is currently working as a consultant for Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).
Dr Song had worked overseas since the early 1980s in various positions including senior staff member at the World Bank, Chief Operating Officer at Nomura's project finance company in Hong Kong, and founding President of a financial advisory firm in Washington DC. He was also previously employed by the Korean Government. As an expert and senior manager at these institutions over the last 40 years, Dr Song handled a variety of economic and financial (both operational and advisory) assignments for projects and programs across 20 countries, in the areas of strategy and development, industry rationalisation, economic and financial analysis, development and operation of financial institutions, project development and financing, mergers and acquisitions, privatisation, private participation in infrastructure, corporate restructuring, valuation, and arranging global strategic alliances and international portfolio investments.
Dr Song became a Supervisory Director of MKIF in March 2005.
Woo-Young Jung currently serves as a representative attorney at the law firm Lee & Ko, and specialises in real asset finance, financial structuring, bankruptcy, and corporate workout with more than 25 years of experience. Previously, he provided legal advices for various governmental arms including the Bank of Korea, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Export-Import Bank of Korea, Korea Development Bank, K-Sure, and Korea Expressway Corporation.
As a legal adviser of the government, Mr Jung was actively engaged in the establishment of the Anti Money Laundering Law and other bills for financial regulation. He is also working as a policy adviser at the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries as well as a mediator at Korean Commercial Arbitration Board.
Mr Jung graduated from Seoul National University with both Bachelor and Master’s degree in Laws and is a Korean licensed lawyer who finished 18th graduating class of the Judicial Research and Training Institute.
Mr Jung became a Supervisory Director of MKIF in March 2016.