Joongi Kim is Professor of Law at Yonsei Law School in Seoul, Korea. His research focuses on international arbitration, international trade and investment, corporate governance and good governance. His recent research includes a treatise International Arbitration in Korea (Oxford University Press 2017), for which he received the 11th Simdang International Trade and Business Research Award.
He has acted as a presiding arbitrator, sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and annulment committee member in institutional and ad hoc proceedings under the rules of the GGGI, HKIAC, ICC, ICSID, JCAA, KCAB, LMAA, SIAC and UNCITRAL. He also serves on the panel of arbitrators for the ICSID, Korea-EU Free Trade Agreement, Korea-US Free Trade Agreement and Global Green Growth Institute, in addition to AIAC, CAA, CIETAC, CRCICA, DIAC, HKIAC, JCAA, KCAB, PIAC, RIMA, SCCA, SCIA, SHIAC, SIAC and VIAC, and the panel of mediators of SIMC and VMC.
A Vice President of ICC Korea’s International Arbitration Committee and the Korean Council for International Arbitration, and a member of KCAB’s International Arbitration Committee, he sits on the editorial board of International Investment Law and Arbitration (Brill), Asian Journal of Comparative Law (Cambridge University Press) and Korean Arbitration Review. He holds academic degrees from Columbia, Yonsei and Georgetown. He has been a visiting professor at Georgetown, Keio, the National University of Singapore, University of Florida and the University of Hong Kong.