Yoon Sung Hak is currently a professor at the Institute for Russian Studies at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. Prior to joining Hankuk University, Dr. Yoon was a researcher at the Daewoo Economic Institute, Daewoo Bank, the Korea Studies Center at IMEMO in Russia, and CIS Consulting. Dr. Yoon holds a degree in Russian language from Korea University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from Yonsei University. He is the author of such notable books as Business in Russia, Why Russia in the 21st Century, and Guide to Business in Central Asia.