Soyeon Shin is a Senior Manager of AVPN’s South Korea team, and she is Managing Consultant at Merry Year Social Company (MYSC). MYSC is a social innovation consultancy whose main service area include social venture accelerating, corporate impact venturing, design thinking consultancy, and impact investing. Her work focuses on global market programs based on her previous career in the international development cooperation sector.
Before joining MYSC, she worked at the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) for thirteen years until 2020. She was in charge of planning, monitoring, and evaluating development cooperation programs of various developing partner countries including Indonesia, Kenya, and Tanzania. Also, she developed innovative partnership programs together with the private sector and the international community.
She holds her MBA from the National University of Singapore and is a graduate from the Korea University in Seoul, Korea.