Jeong Eun-bo was appointed as Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Commission (FSC) in January 2016. In addition to his duties as Vice Chairman of the FSC, he serves as Chairman of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), a deliberative body responsible for ensuring transparency and fairness in capital markets.
Prior to his appointment as Vice Chairman of the FSC, he was Vice Minister of the Ministry of Finance and Strategy (MOSF). During his tenure as MOSF Vice Minister since 2013, he successfully managed to stabilize Korea’s economy against external and internal risks such as household debt issue.
Mr. Jeong’s expertise in economic and financial matters is proven as he held numerous positions in the economic and financial government bodies since 1985 including Secretary General of the FSC, Director General of the Financial Policy Bureau (FSC), Director General of International Policy Bureau (MOSF), Director of Financial Policy Division (Ministry of Finance and Economy), and Director of Economic Analysis Division (Ministry of Finance).
Mr. Jeong was born 1961 in Gyeongbuk province. He received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Seoul National University (SNU) in 1983. He went on to receive a master’s degree in Business in 1986 from SNU and a doctorate in economics in 1996 from Ohio State University in the United States.