Sean Kim
CEO
CEO Sean Kim
  • Mr. Sean Kim was appointed as CEO of DL Energy in 2013 when it was first established. He is now Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of DL Chemical and DL Energy respectively, leading the IPP business development and Petrochemical Business. Based on his extensive experience more than 20 years in the fields of business development, M&A, investment and management at SoftBank Venture capital Korea and BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking, he has brought diverse experience to DL Energy. He graduated from Seoul National University with a degree in business administration and received his MBA at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.

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Kajin Kim
Team Leader
Strategy & Planning Team
Kajin Kim
  • Mr. Kim, the team leader of Strategy & Planning Team, graduated Kyung Hee University with degree in law and even earned master of law from the same university. With this background, he is the professional in the field of legal part, compliance, internal audit, and fair trade. Prior to joining DL Energy in 2016, Mr. Kim built his career in energy business by working as a legal manager at Shinpyeongtaek Power Company, which is a joint venture of Korea Western Power Co., and GS Energy. While he was working at Shinpyeongtaek Power Company, his major duties were related to power plant construction and LNG trading. Moreover, he was a legal manager who was responsible for leading project about building LNG terminal and establishing policies at Boryeong LNG Terminal, a joint venture of SK E&S and GS Energy. Moreover, when he worked at SK E&S, he was wholly in charge of several projects named ‘Hanam-Misa Combined Heat & Power project’, ‘Wirye District Energy Project’, ‘Gimchoen combined Heat & Power project’, and so on. In addition to above-mentioned projects, he strengthened his knowledge by working as a legal manager at City Gas Company, such as Yeongnam energy service, Chungcheong energy service, and Chungnam energy service. About his past work experience, he was a legal part leader who was in charge of internal audit in audit team of Lotte Group.

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Michael Hwang
Vice President, Head of Corporate Management Division
Michael Hwang
  • As a head of Corporate Management Division, Michael is responsible for corporate strategy, finance, HR, and compliance of DL Energy. Michael joined the company in October 2015. Before joining DL Energy, Michael, as a transaction and finance advisor, worked over 10 years at Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Korea and Australia. From Samil PwC, Michael worked various M&A and project finance related projects, which include, but not limited to, Oman Barka3/Sohar2 IPP project (KEXIM), Busan-Gimhae Light Rail Transit (Kookmin Bank), Yong-In Light Rail Transit (Shinhan Bank), and Daegu Dongbu 4th Beltway (Macquarie Korea Infrastructure Fund). Michael also worked at Samsung Engineering, Nike Korea and Ernst & Young at Palo Alto office in US.

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Il Tae Jung
Team Leader
Finance & Accounting Team
Il Tae Jung
  • Mr. Jung, who is the Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountant (KICPA), is currently leading the Finance & Accounting Team after joining DL Energy in 2020. Prior to joining DL Energy, Mr. Jung led the finance team in Pocheon Power, a 1,500MW power generation company, and successfully completed in refinancing which is about 670 billion won to improve the financial structure. Moreover, when he was working for EY Korea and Deloitte Korea from 2012 to 2018, he carried out due diligence, valuation, and audit of various listed companies.

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Jongwoo Kim
Part Leader
Legal Part
Jongwoo Kim
  • Mr. Kim is an in-house counsel and a leader of a legal part. Before joining DL Energy, he worked for Shin & Kim, Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction, and Ernst & Young. At Shin & Kim, one of top five law firms in Korea, he advised and represented clients in the field of overseas construction projects. Thus, his clients varied from IPPs, lenders to EPC contractors. While he was working at Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction, a major EPC contractor in Korea, he built his career as an in-house counsel. At Ernst & Young, as an accountant, he performed financial due diligences and provided advisory services for various M&A and foreign direct investment deals.

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Kajin Kim
Part Leader
CP Part
Kajin Kim
  • Mr. Kim, the part leader of CP Part, graduated Kyung Hee University with degree in law and even earned master of law from the same university. With this background, he is the professional in the field of legal part, compliance, internal audit, and fair trade. Prior to joining DL Energy in 2016, Mr. Kim built his career in energy business by working as a legal manager at Shinpyeongtaek Power Company, which is a joint venture of Korea Western Power Co., and GS Energy. While he was working at Shinpyeongtaek Power Company, his major duties were related to power plant construction and LNG trading. Moreover, he was a legal manager who was responsible for leading project about building LNG terminal and establishing policies at Boryeong LNG Terminal, a joint venture of SK E&S and GS Energy. Moreover, when he worked at SK E&S, he was wholly in charge of several projects named ‘Hanam-Misa Combined Heat & Power project’, ‘Wirye District Energy Project’, ‘Gimchoen combined Heat & Power project’, and so on. In addition to above-mentioned projects, he strengthened his knowledge by working as a legal manager at City Gas Company, such as Yeongnam energy service, Chungcheong energy service, and Chungnam energy service. About his past work experience, he was a legal part leader who was in charge of internal audit in audit team of Lotte Group.

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Joon Seuk Byun
Senior Vice President, Head of Global Business Division
Vice President for Business Development Joon Seuk Byun
  • Mr. Byun joined DL Energy in 2017 as a vice president of the company’s global business development. He has more than 20 years of experience of global business strategy & development and M&A through his career in SK Group and Deloitte Consulting. His experiences and knowledge from various industries such as Resource, Infrastructure, and IPP will be valuable addition to DL Energy’s leadership.

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Jong-Beom(JB) Ham
Team Leader
Global Development Team I
Jong-Beom(JB) Ham
  • Mr. Jong-beom Ham, the team leader of Overseas development Team 1, possesses over 10 years of experience in the field of IPP. Mr. Ham joined DL Energy in 2014, and so far he has successfully led the closing of two projects: PMGD Solar PV and Cochrane CFPP in Chile, which contributed to the entry and consolidation of the company in the LATAM’s Electricity Sector. Before joining DL Energy, he formerly worked for the Korea East-West Power Co., LTD. While working there, he acquired on-site experience at two coal fired power plant sites in Dangjin and Donghae, Korea, and he made significant contributions in two takeovers and one tax equity financing in the States.

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Jun-Yeol (JY) Lee
Team Leader
Global Development Team II
>Team Leader Overseas Development Team II
  • Mr. Lee joined DL Energy on Oct. 2019 as a team leader of Global development business. He has more than 20 years of solid experience in global power business development across the entire power business value chain from the Turbine and EPC to IPP and M&A. Prior to joining DAELIM, he served as a group leader at POSCO Energy, taking the lead of overseas IPP development in South-East Asia, MENA, and Africa region and a director of AES-VCM in Vietnam and Palapye Power GL in Botswana. Moreover, he has succeeded in numerous power EPC projects before building his career in IPP business, such as working at Samsung C&T as a proposal manager. Additionally, when he has made great achievements in UAE, Indonesia, and subsequently moved to GE, as a commercial director, he has even closed the multiple transactions with buyers in various countries. To gain profound insights, he earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with mechanical engineering as sub-major at Sungkyunkwan University.

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Dmitri Baek
Team Leader
Global Development Team III
Dmitri Baek
  • Mr Dmitri Baek joined DL Energy in 2015 and is the team leader of the Global development business team 3. He has more than 18 years of energy industry experience in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America as developer from IPP business development and front-end prospection through to project development, finance, coordination & management of multi-disciplinary teams. He had an in-depth knowledge of technical aspects of multiple energy technologies including Wind, Solar, CCGT, Coal, Diesel Engine and ESS. Before joining DL Energy, he formerly worked at ST International as an Investment Manager, taking the lead of IPP development in South-East Asia and South Korea. Moreover, he has managed several power EPC projects successfully before building his career in the IPP business such as working at LOTTE E&C and ABB Korea as a Deputy Project Manager especially, Middle-East Region. While working there, he was responsible for the overall management of contract discussion with the owner, engineering, procurement, construction, and budget control also, support the Owner to complete the financing closure and direct agreement with Lenders.

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Jongoh Kim
Vice President for Business Development
Vice President for Domestic Renewable Energy Jongoh Kim
  • Vice President Mr. Jongoh Kim graduated from Yeungnam University with a degree in mechanical engineering and went on to study at Sogang Business School where he received his MBA. He built his career in construction for 20 years, with a focus on power plant EPC tender and business. These past 10 years have seen him in the power generation investment sector, leading the Pocheon Combined Cycle Power Plant project to a successful completion. And had responsible for the Poseung Biomass Power Plant project in Korea.

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Bonghee Lee
Vice President, Head of Domestic
Business Division
Vice President for Asset Management Bonghee Lee
  • From 2013 to 2014, Mr. Bonghee Lee worked for Samsung Engineering in Korea and obtained an MBA degree from Soongsil University. While he was in Samsung Engineering, his position was commissioning manager of SLP 200MW Combined Cycle Power Plant, commissioning and operation manager, PTW (permit to work) manager of Norte Ⅱ 450MW Combine Cycle Power Plant, and commissioning manager, Moreover, he also participated in the first Mexico Project of KEPCO from 1992 to 2013 and was in charge of various tasks: a specialist for Steam Turbine Diagnosis, supervisor of operation and management at KEPCO Research Institute, specialist in the field of steam turbine diagnosis for KEPCO, Korea Genco’s power plant in Korea and abroad Taean 1000MW unit 5&6 Coal Fired Power Plant, Korea commissioning and operation of turbine/generator, boiler and their auxiliaries, shift leader of operation department, diagnosis of technical issues of Yeong-weol 400MW Coal Fired & Combined Cycle Power plant, Korea operation of turbine/generator, performance engineer, and operation management.

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JEON JU OK
Team Leader
Domestic Development Team
jeonjuok
  • Mr. Jeon joined DL as a project development manager in 2011.
    Before joining DL, he worked over 5 years at Samjong KPMG in Korea.
    Moreover, he has more than 7 years of experience in business development and M&A, such as leading the Poseung Biomass Cogeneration (Korea) and Millmerran CFPP (Australia) project to a successful completion.
    Currently, he is responsible for the domestic business development including PJT Yeongju.

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JUNG SAM DOO
Team Leader
Project Management Team
Vice President for Asset Management Division Bonghee Lee
  • During his more than 19 years’ experience in the power sector, Mr. Jung has successfully designed, constructed, developed and operated private power projects in Korea and across the globe such as the United States, Australia, Chile, Pakistan, Jordan, Mexico, Senegal and so on.

    Having a strong engineering background, he worked for DL Chemical Company, which is a top-class global EPC company, before joining DL Energy. His previous experience covers combined cycles, coal fired power plants, and hydroelectric powers ranging from 40 MW to 1,800 MW with the in-depth expertise.

    Currently, as a leader of Project Management Team, Mr. Jung takes the lead on the overall management for the entire domestic operation assets of DL Energy.

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GD JUNG
Team Leader
Technical Support Team
GD JUNG
  • Mr. GD Jung is in charge of the technical team supporting overseas and domestic projects for the technical matters. He has overall technical understandings in combined cycle, coal fired, renewable and biomass power plant. Furthermore, his technical knowledge covers power plant basic design, configuration, performance, main equipment and balance of plant system. Based on these technologies, he has been involved in many development projects across the globe.

    He started his career in Hyundai Heavy Industries as a power plant engineer. He experienced various types of power plant as a proposal manager in many different countries, and held the position of a MENA regional manager at the Dubai branch office of Hyundai. In 2015, he joined DL Energy.

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DongSoo Yoo
Part Leader
Valuation Part
DongSoo Yoo
  • Mr. Yoo joined DE in 2013 as a project developer for overseas IPP projects and now is responsible for the project valuation and project risk analysis. Having more than 27 years of experience in power plant operation, he is a specialist in financial modeling and project financing. His accomplishments in the bidding/financial closing process cover but not limited to the international top notch projects such as

    • Jordan Tafila windfarm, 50MW
    • Jordan Al Qartrana CCPP, 373MW
    • Vietnam Nigh Son 2 Coal Fired PP, 1200MW
    • KSA Rabi DO Fired PP, 1204MW
    • UAE Shuweihat 3 CCPP, 1600MW
    • Mexico Norte 2 CCPP, 433MW
    • Jordan IPP3 Diesel Engine PP. 573MW
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Bonghee Lee
Vice President, Head of Domestic
Business Division
Bonghee Lee
  • From 2013 to 2014, Mr. Bonghee Lee worked for Samsung Engineering in Korea and obtained an MBA degree from Soongsil University. While he was in Samsung Engineering, his position was commissioning manager of SLP 200MW Combined Cycle Power Plant, commissioning and operation manager, PTW (permit to work) manager of Norte Ⅱ 450MW Combine Cycle Power Plant, and commissioning manager, Moreover, he also participated in the first Mexico Project of KEPCO from 1992 to 2013 and was in charge of various tasks: a specialist for Steam Turbine Diagnosis, supervisor of operation and management at KEPCO Research Institute, specialist in the field of steam turbine diagnosis for KEPCO, Korea Genco’s power plant in Korea and abroad Taean 1000MW unit 5&6 Coal Fired Power Plant, Korea commissioning and operation of turbine/generator, boiler and their auxiliaries, shift leader of operation department, diagnosis of technical issues of Yeong-weol 400MW Coal Fired & Combined Cycle Power plant, Korea operation of turbine/generator, performance engineer, and operation management.

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