Who we are

HRBB is composed of people with a unique combination of experience and expertise, especially suited for its mission and work.

Dr. Kyung-eun Lee

Director

  • Director of Amnesty International Korea (2018~2020),

  • Research Professor of Korea University Human Rights Center (2017~2018),

  • Board Member of the Korean Association for Human Rights Studies (2019~2020)

  • Fellow of Henry L. Stimson Center (Washington D.C.) (2018)

  • Served in the Korean government from 1995 to 2017

  • Deputy Secretary for Overseas Communications for President Roh Moo-hyun from 2006 to 2007 and directors in the Ministry of Health and Welfare from 2009 to 2017

  • PhD Disseration: International Legal Protection of the Rights of the Child in Intercountry Adoption

Ross Oke

General Manager

  • Over 16-years of experience in Korean civil society

  • Former special advisor to International Child Rights Center and head of the UPR Child Rights Network of Korea

  • Co-founder of TRACK (Truth and Reconciliation for the Adoption Community of Korea)

  • TRACK representative in various international networks including Universal Birth Registration Working Group, Child Rights Connect, and Make Mothers Matter

  • Former steering committee member of Adoptee Solidarity Korea

  • MSc. Childhood Studies from the University of Edinburgh

Teri Kang

Attorney

  • Attorney of SALIM Law Office 

  • Experience in litigations for victims of domestic abuse, sexual harassment, office bullying; represented refugees, asylum-seekers and multicultural families, and brought cases against companies for the protection of data security and privacy rights 

  • National Human Rights Commission human rights counselor (2019~2020)

  • Korea Pearl Buck Foundation Advisory Attorney (2017~Present), Migrant Center Friends Advisory Attorney (2019~Present)

  • Admitted to Bar, Korea, 2013

  • Judicial Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2013)

  • College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B. 2011)