Board of directors

Seung-Hee Nah

Seung-Hee Nah

Ms. Seung-Hee Nah serves as the chair of KASM's board. She worked for 23 years at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group.  Her experiences include privatization, initial investment, business development, and corporate restructuring and workout cases. Regionally, her work covered Eastern and Central Europe, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Her IFC experience was quite broad: her industries included manufacturing, healthcare, education, and agribusiness. She initiated and co-authored her first book, “Establishing Private Healthcare Facilities in Developing Countries: a Practical Guide for Medical Entrepreneurs” (World Bank Institute, 2007). In addition to her involvement in KASM, Ms. Nah also serves on the board of Choson Exchange Sg. Ltd. She holds an MBA from the George Washington University.  She joined KASM in March 1997. 


Ms. Jeeyeon Seo is a graphic designer by trade and holds a Knowledge Management Officer position at the World Bank. She has over a decade of experience developing knowledge exchange programs and online learning environments for development practitioners. As a South Korean living abroad, volunteering at the KASM (since May 1997) has played an instrumental role in shaping her positive outlook toward reunification. Outside of her career in international development, Ms. Seo enjoys designing cutting-edge leadership programs and participating in various civic engagement organizations.


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Mr. Declan Cummings joined KASM’s board in 2014. His work experience includes risk management and data analysis in both the public and private sectors. Until recently, Mr. Cummings was a key member of Deloitte’s Federal Risk Analytics division, and in 2015 he joined Facebook’s Intellectual Property team as a data specialist. Mr. Cummings has designed and led education sessions for WLP participants, and he leads the organization’s website and social media efforts.




In addition to the Board, KASM has a management team and advisory council, each with five members.