Songyun Lee

Songyun Lee

Career Interests

Renewable Energy Development; Clean Energy Policy; International Environmental Policy; Sustainability; Clean Energy Finance
Employment Sought:


Master of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Energy and Environment
Coursework: Energy Economics and Policy, Energy Policy Analysis & Writing, Modeling for Energy Systems
Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Science, August 2016
Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Major(s): Political Science, Environmental Management

Professional Experience

Environment Programmes Intern, United Nations Development Programme Seoul Policy Centre, Seoul, South Korea
Designed & implemented pilot projects and partnership activities to share with developing countries Korea’s specific experience in waste management and water conservation. Conducted research and supported producing policy briefs using Publisher on Korea’s experience on waste management. Managed Social Networking Service(SNS) such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and designed documents which supported active communication of the center reaching over 3000 followers. Feb-July 2017
Research Assistant, IPBES, Seoul, South Korea
Conducted literature review in Asia-Pacific regions for IPBES(The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service) Asia-Pacific regional assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem service using Endnote. Researched and contributed to the literature review in the meta-analysis of ecosystem service valuation in the Asia Pacific region. Nov-Feb 2017
Intern, ASEIC(ASEM SMEs Eco-innovation Center)
Collected and analyzed data for ASEI(ASEM SMEs Eco-innovation Index) research, which was the first comprehensive eco-innovation index in Asia and Europe region. Researched Eco-innovation policy and data of ASEM countries and uploaded it on the website. Prepared for ASEIC Global Eco-innovation Forum sharing eco-innovation experience in Asia and Europe region. Managed ASEIC website and updated SNS resulting in the increase of 15% increase visitors and views in 3 months. July-Nov 2015

Additional Information

Modeling Skills: Optimization modeling using Excel, Macro Computer Skills: STATA, Publisher, Endnote, Excel, Illustrator
Awards: First prize in the Green Growth Supporters thesis competition by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Green Leadership
Certificates: Seoul National University and the Ministry of Environment Volunteer at Friends of Earth, Korea from 2009-2013


cost-benefit analysis
excel modeling
international development policy
project management

Graduation Date

May 2019

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Academic Institution
Business / Industry
Research Institute / Think Tank