MKAM Board of Directors


MKAM was appointed as the Corporate Director and asset manager of MKIF pursuant to the Management Agreement between MKIF and MKAM, and is responsible for operating and managing MKIF. The MKAM Board of Directors is comprised of three Directors, and their role is to monitor and oversee MKAM’s day-to-day business.

The current Directors of MKAM are:

  • Chul Hum Paik - Representative Director
  • Jason Pak - Director
  • Namwook Choi - Director


The credentials of the MKAM directors are detailed below.

Chul Hum Paik   BEc (Economics)

Representative Director

Chul Hum Paik

Mr. Paik was appointed as Representative Director of MKAM in December 2006. Before his appointment as Representative Director of MKAM, Mr. Paik had worked in the International Business division and Investment Banking division within Shinhan Bank from 1993 to 2001, and served as the head of the Macquarie Capital Structured Finance division of Shinhan Macquarie Financial Advisory from 2001 to 2006. Mr. Paik had accumulated expertise in international business, project financing, and cross-border leases from his past experience.

Mr. Paik has an Economics degree from London School of Economics.

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Jason Pak   MBA, BEc (Economics)


Jason Pak

Mr. Pak joined MKAM as the Chief Operating Officer in October 2007, and is responsible for the overall management of MKIF. His work scope for MKIF includes overseeing day-to-day operations and managing transactions, capital management, and investor relations. Prior to joining MKAM, he had worked in the Corporate Finance division of KPMG Seoul and London on the M&A advisory side from 1999 to 2003, and joined Macquarie Securities in 2003, taking roles in the equity capital markets and M&A advisory sides.

Mr. Pak majored in Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and received an MBA from Drucker School of Management, Claremont Colleges.

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Namwook Choi   BEc (Economics)


Namwook Choi

Mr. Choi joined MKAM in January 2007 and is currently the head of Private Concession and Real Estate team within MKAM. Prior to joining Macquarie, Mr. Choi began his professional career at Samsung Securities and had taken various roles in structured finance and investment banking over ten years.

Mr. Choi graduated from the University of Busan, majoring in Economics.

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