Cindy Kim

Head of Trade, Strategy at Department for International Trade (DIT)

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Head of Trade, Strategy, Department for International Trade
Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy

With over 15 years of public and private sector experience engaging a diverse array of stakeholders bilaterally and through relevant global and regional economic governance and cooperation forums, I am an expert in international trade and development, commercial/economic diplomacy, with a special interest and expertise in Asia Pacific. I am currently in charge of overseeing the DIT Seoul office's overall trade operations, including strategic marketing, programmes, and major campaigns. As a Policy Fellow at the Centre for Science and Policy at the University of Cambridge, I conduct digital trade-related research and advisory work. I have lived, studied, worked, and volunteered around the world and am passionate about finding solutions to global problems through effective policy, using trade as a driver of development, growth, and jobs; working to unlock the potential of SMEs and cross-cultural understanding; and believing in the economic empowerment of women.