Si-Yeon Lee
Research Fellow, Banking and Insurance Industry Division, Korea Institute of Finance

Si-Yeon Lee has been a Research Fellow in the Financial Industry & Institutions Division since 2008. She received her PhD in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. Her thesis is a study on the value of the premium for corporate control and its dependence on firm-level corporate governance practices. Her research focus is on corporate governance of financial institutions, including ownership structure, board of directors system, CEO succession, remuneration schemes, risk governance, and internal control. Her other interests are business models and structure of financial holding companies.


Establish an internal risk management system, implement concrete strategies, enhance governance structure, and strengthen information disclosure. 


In the Republic of Korea, the finance sector needs environmental, social, and governance evaluation criteria amid growing shareholder stewardship.