Mr. Jongsok Kim
Republic of Korea

Mr. Jongsok Kim is the curator of Cultural Relations and Publicity Department in National Folk Museum of Korea, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea. Previously he worked as the curator of Cultural Exchange and Education Division in the museum in 2004-2008.

Mr. Kim received his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics in SungKyunKwan University, and continued in M.A. program in Museum and Gallery Management in City University London.

During his career in National Folk Museum of Korea, Mr. Kim has been greatly involved in various international projects, such as International Journal of Intangible Heritage and Virtual Collection of Asian Masterpieces (VCM) Project, Asia-Europe Museum Network (ASEMUS). Mr. Kim was appointed as a board member for the International Committee for Museum Security (ICOM-ICMS) in International Council of Museums (ICOM) in 2001-2004. In 2004-2007, and he continued to serve as an ordinary member in the Executive Council of ICOM.