Dr. Hyuk-Sang Sohn is the President of Korea International Cooperation Agency. Before taking the current position, he was the Vice President for External Affairs and Professor of Graduate School of Public Policy & Civic Engagement at Kyung Hee University, South Korea. He had served as the president of Korean Association of International Development & Cooperation (KAIDEC). Outside his academic engagements, he was a non-standing board member of KOICA and ODA policy advisor to Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since 2020, he has been appointed as a member of the Committee for International Development Cooperation of Prime Minister Office. His major research interests are political economy of development, international development cooperation, development NGOs, and development evaluation.