Dr. Hakkyong Kim is the industrial security professional of the Min ERM center based in Gangnam, Seoul, Korea. He graduated from Korean National Police University in 1999. After graduation, he was appointed ‘Police Inspector’ of the Korean National Police Agency, and worked in the fields of economic and violent crime investigations. Noticeably, he investigated over 500 criminal cases of intellectual properties, cyber security breaches, and privacy infringements; finalized legal documents for prosecution for the cases.


Dr. Kim earned his MSc degree in Risk, Crisis & Disaster Management at the University of Leicester, UK. In May 2011, he obtained his PhD in Risk & Crisis Management at the University of Portsmouth, UK.


Dr. Kim also worked as an assistant professor at Keimyung University, Daegu, and Sungshin Women’s University, Seoul. He has delivered various lectures, and conducted practical research on risk & security management and investigations. He has practical experiences of employee screening consulting, and worked as a security coordinator for employees of New Corps, USA, during the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.



- 1999. Korean National Police University, LLB 

- 2004. University of Leicester, Msc in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management

- 2011. University of Portsmouth, PhD in Risk and Crisis Management


- Inspector, National Police Agency, Korea

- Assistant Professor, Keimyung University, Dept. of Police Administration, Korea

- Assistant Professor, Sungshin Women’s University, Dept. of Converged Security, Korea

- Special Adviser to Lee Un-Ju, Member of the National Assembly, Korea


- Brook, G. and Kim, H. (2020). Young people and the risk of crime in England: Living with the constant negotiation of risks and crime, Sage Open, Forthcoming

- Ryu, H. and Kim, H (2020). Factors affecting South Korean disaster officials’ readiness to facilitate public participation in disaster management using smart technologies, Korean Security Journal, Forthcoming

Public Service

- Director, Korea CPTED Association, Korea                        

- Security Advisor, Incheon International Airport Corporation, Korea

- Policy Advisor, Ministry of Public Safety and Security, Korea

- Crime Prevention Advisor, Seoul Mapo Police Station, Korea