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Consular Conversations Luncheon: Korea

November 1 at 12:00 pm 1:30 pm

(404) 377-7710

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1180 W Peachtree St NW UNIT 2100
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
(404) 962-6100
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Join Global Atlanta on Wednesday, November 1 for another interview in the Consular Conversations series presented by Miller & Martin PLLC, featuring Sangpyo Suh, Consul General of Korea in Atlanta.

The discussion will include a one-on-one interview with the Global Atlanta Managing Editor, Trevor Williams, followed by a moderated audience Q&A.

A follow-up of the event will be published in an article following the discussion. Consular Conversations Annual Pass holders will have exclusive access to a post-event recording of the discussion.

Discussion topics include:

  • CG Suh’s time as ambassador to Pakistan 
  • Korea’s automotive investment wave in the Southeast
  • US/Korea trade and investment ties in light of the IRA/CHIPS act
  • Bridging cultural gaps between U.S. and Korean firms
  • Trilateral cooperation between Korea, US and Japan and the recent Camp David summit
  • Navigating Korea’s strong economic links to China 
  • Georgia’s nearly 40 years of Korea outreach and the state’s honor from the Korea Society
  • Soft power (Kpop, etc) and boosting Korean language instruction in Georgia

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Meet Our Speaker:

Sangpyo Suh
Consul General of the Republic of Korea to the Southeast United States

Career Postings
  • Apr. 1993 – Passed High Diplomatic Service Examination
  • May 1993 – Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
  • Jul. 2002 – First Secretary, Korean Permanent Delegation to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris, France
  • Jun. 2005 – Counsellor, Korean Embassy in the Republic of Gabon
  • Jan. 2009 – Director, Economic Organization Division, International Economic Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT)
  • Feb. 2011 – Assistant Secretary, Office of the President
  • Jan. 2012 – Secondment to Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Seoul, Korea
  • Aug. 2012 – Director, Energy, Climate Change and Environment Division, International Economic Affairs Bureau, MOFAT
  • Dec. 2013 – Minister-Counsellor, Korean Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, U.S.A.
  • Jan. 2016 – Director, Multilateral Economic Organizations Division, International Economic Affairs Bureau, Mistry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
  • Aug. 2018 – Dean of Education and Training, Korea National Diplomatic Academy (KNDA), MOFA
  • Dec. 2020 – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
  • Jul. 2023 – Consul-General, Korean Consulate General in Atlanta, U.S.A.
  • Dec. 2000 – Prime Minister’s Citation
  • Jun. 2011 – Service Merit Medal