Kiwon has been working for 20 years as a team leader at Seoul Metropolitan Government.
He has worked for Urban planning, Redevelopment planning, Regeneration department during most of his career as a civil servant. Kiwon has been working at Social Life as a secondee from Seoul Metropolitan Government since December 2016.
Kiwon is interested in how to create wellbeing in communities through initiatives such as ‘residence communities’ – ‘ideal residences, living in the urban' are based on the values of mutual support and self-help with social sustainability where areas are being changed by regeneration.
Kiwon will share research about social sustainability and community organizations around UK and bring interesting news from Seoul to UK while staying in the UK.