Byun, Young Hun

Head of Audit / Partner

KPMG in South Korea    

+82 2 2112 0479

Education and Qualifications

BA in Business Administration, Yonsei University, Seoul

Master in Accounting, Yonsei University, Seoul

Member of the Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants (KICPA), 1997

Passed the American CPA Examination in 2000.

Diploma in International Financial Reporting, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), 2007


Joining KPMG since 1995, he has spent most of his time in the audit function, serving various multi-national clients based on extensive global experience including two international secondments and has participated in audit quality initiatives and risk management projects during his DPP secondment.

• Provided audit and advisory services to diverse industries and served as Global Lead Partner for manufacturing brand companies worldwide.
• Secondment to the US, providing audit services at KPMG St. Louis office for 18 months from 2002 to 2004.
• Acquired technical knowledge in accounting and auditing while working at KPMG Korea DPP from 2004 to 2006.
• Worked as a director at KPMG New York's Global Conversion Service Group for 18 months from 2006 through to 2008, where he experienced certain GAAP conversion projects.
• Sharing accounting knowledge and experience as a member of KPMG Global's IFRS Topic team in 2010 and 2011.


Minister of Government Administration and Home Affairs in 2015