Taeyub KimPartner, Head of Korea at Affirma Capital Managers Korea
Taeyub Kim is a Partner, and Head of Korea for Affirma Capital, based in Seoul. He has 18 years of experience in consulting and private equity investment, and raised five private equity funds in and outside Korea. Since joining the platform in 2008, he has served as an investment committee member of Affirma Capital (formerly known as Standard Chartered Private Equity (“SCPE”)) and currently serves on the boards of AJ Networks, Sung Gyung Food, Sunwoo Fresh, and Hwasung Cosmetics.
Prior to joining Affirma Capital (formerly, SCPE), Taeyub played an integral role as a founding member of Shinhan Private Equity, where he was actively involved in the execution of seven investments. Before that, he worked as a specialist in corporate finance at the Boston Consulting Group, where he focused on portfolio management, strategy development, and financial restructuring.
Taeyub received a BS in psychology and a MBA from Seoul National University, and an MPA in International Development from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.