Byungchul Jeon

Byungchul Jeon is a Korean Young Professionals on Africa (YPA), and works as the Climate Finance Associate at GGGI Uganda.

Prior to joining GGGI, Byungchul was a graduate student researcher for the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) to develop practical approaches and solutions to maximize the impact of international investment for sustainable development. Through Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)’s volunteer program, he was also based in the Dominican Republic as a project manager and utilized the project funds from KOICA to support an agricultural community.

Byungchul holds a Bachelor in International Development Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and a Master of Science in Sustainability Management from Columbia University.