Byoungchul Kim

Byoungchul Kim

Senior Advisor



Mr. Byoungchul Kim is a senior advisor at Shin & Kim. Before joining Shin & Kim, Mr. Kim was in public service during more than 34 years, most of which were for the Board of Audit and Inspection (“BAI”). Through many positions at BAI, such as auditor, division manager, bureau director, Head of Planning and PR Management Office, Deputy Secretary General I, Deputy Secretary General II, and Commissioner, Mr. Kim acquired practical knowledge and experience in general administrative services including defense, transportation, taxation, telecommunications, finance, and self-government.

In particular, as an auditor, he was in charge of auditing enhancement of defense power and procurement of military supplies. Mr. Kim also accumulated the ability and expertise to solve problems related to tax, finance and budget works when he served as the Manager of Finance Division and the Director of Finance Bureau at BAI.

Mr. Kim is providing advices with expertise to prevent unfair audit or administrative disposition that may be encountered by companies or individuals in course of economic activities and to conduct administrative objection or judgment in order to cure any illegal or unfair disposition.

  • 2006Sungkyunkwan University, Graduate School of Public Administration (Doctor of Public Administration)
  • 1997University of Wisconsin, USA, Graduate School of Public Policy (Master of Public Policy)
  • 1982Seoul National University, Graduate School of Public Administration (Master of Public Administration)
  • 1980Seoul National University, Department of Oriental History (B.A.)
Professional Career
  • 2018-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 2018-PresentNon-standing Director, Korean Financial Investor Protection Foundation
  • 2017-PresentMember of Innovation Committee of Financial Administration and Personnel Management, and Member of Financial Development Committee, Financial Services Commission
  • 2016-PresentMember of Future Planning Committee of Korean Sport & Olympic Committee, and Special Advisor for President of KSCO
  • 2015Professor, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
  • 2011-2015Commissioner (vice-ministerial position), BAI
  • 2009Deputy Secretary General I (audit of economic sector), BAI
  • 2009Deputy Secretary General II (audit of non-economic sector), BAI
  • 2008Head of Planning and PR Management Office and President of Audit and Inspection Training Institute, BAI
  • 2006Director of Financial Management and Economy Audit Bureau, BAI
  • 2004Foreign Coordination Officer, Planning Management Office, BAI
  • 2002Division Manager (audit of services and accounting of Ministry of Information and Communication and Ministry of Science and ICT), BAI
  • 2000Office of Secretary to the President for Public Office Discipline
  • 1996Division #2 (taxation audit), Bureau #1, BAI
  • 1987Division #5 (audit of Ministry of Defense), Bureau #2, BAI
  • 1981Passed the 24th High Public Service Examination
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), 2006
  • Certified Tax Accountant, 2015
  • Licensed Administrative Agent, 2015

Korean, English

Professional Activities

  • BAI Performance Audit Case Study, 2006 (thesis for doctoral degree of Sungkyunkwan University)
Awards and Recognitions
  • 2009Honorable Service Medal by the President of Korea
  • 1993Award by the Chairman of BAI
  • 1993Distinguished Service Award by the President of Korea

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