Hong Nam-ki

South Korean politician

Hong Nam-ki (Hangul: 홍남기; Hanja: 洪楠基; born 29 July 1960) is a South Korean politician. He is the Minister of Economy and Finance and Deputy Prime Minister of South Korea under President Moon Jae-in since November 2018.[1]


Hong Nam-ki
홍남기
Hong Nam-ki, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance.jpg
Prime Minister of South Korea
Acting
Assumed office
17 April 2021
PresidentMoon Jae-in
Preceded byChung Sye-kyun
Succeeded byKim Boo-kyum (nominee)
Deputy Prime Minister of South Korea
Assumed office
11 December 2018
Serving with Yoo Eun-hae
Prime MinisterLee Nak-yeon
Chung Sye-kyun
Preceded byKim Dong-yeon
Minister of Economy and Finance
Assumed office
11 December 2018
PresidentMoon Jae-in
Prime MinisterLee Nak-yeon
Chung Sye-kyun
Preceded byKim Dong-yeon
Minister for Government Policy Coordination
In office
11 May 2017 – 9 November 2018
PresidentMoon Jae-in
Prime MinisterLee Nak-yeon
Preceded byLee Seok-jun
Succeeded byNoh Hyeong-ouk
1st Vice Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning
In office
18 January 2016 – 10 May 2017
PresidentPark Geun-hye
Prime MinisterHwang Kyo-ahn
Preceded byLee Seok-joon
Succeeded byMin Won-ki
Personal details
Born (1960-07-29) 29 July 1960 (age 61)
Chuncheon, Gangwon, South Korea
RelativesSee Namyang Hong clan
Alma materHanyang University
University of Salford
Hong Nam-ki
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationHong Nam-gi
McCune–ReischauerHong Namki

In April 2021, Hong became the Acting Prime Minister following the resignation of Chung Sye-kyun.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "새 경제수장 홍남기 내정자는 누구?…진보·보수정권서 靑 근무". hankyung.com (in Korean). 2018-11-09. Retrieved 2020-05-01.