Kitack Lim (Republic of Korea - RoK)
International Maritime Organization (IMO).
Mr. Lim graduated in nautical studies and was a seafarer before joining the maritime administration of RoK. He represented RoK at IMO meetings and was posted to the country's London embassy as Alternate Permanent Representative to IMO. From 2011, Mr. Lim was Director General for Maritime Safety Bureau, Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs; Commissioner, Korean Maritime Safety Tribunal; and from July 2012 he was President, Busan Port Authority, until taking up his appointment as IMO Secretary-General in January 2016. Mr Lim holds master's degrees from Yonsei University and the World Maritime University.