How IDB initiated supporting Belize’s public transport reform: a study tour leads to closer collaboration between Korea and Belize. Optimizing and improving public transportation is essential to a country’s socio-economic development. As a continuation of the Comprehensive National Transport Master Plan of Belize funded by the IDB, a technical cooperation Capacity Building … [Read more...] about How can South Korea and Belize work together for better public transport?
Seungyeon Kim is a Consultant at the Transport Division of the Inter-American Development Bank, based in Washington, D.C. Her primary focus is research and operation management for technical cooperation in the areas of intelligent transportation systems, rural road networks, digital transformation in the transport sector, as well as supply chain management. With more than 20 project experience, Seungyeon has expertise in developing, managing, and evaluating international cooperation projects. Before joining the IDB, she started her career at the Organization of the American States (OAS) working for the social development of the LAC region. In Korea, she worked in a public institute and private consulting firm where she managed development projects between the Korean Government and countries of Latin America, Asia, and Africa in various sectors of Energy, Environment, Public Health, Agriculture, and Entrepreneurship. Also, she participated in evaluating and designing international cooperation strategies for government agencies such as KOICA (Korea International Cooperation Agency) and KEITI (Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute). She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Economics and Law from the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in South Korea.