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Mayor’s Profile


  • Gimhae Middle School
  • Gimhae High School Of Life Science (formerly Gimhae Agricultural and Technical High School)
  • B.A. in Civil Engineering, Pukyong National University (formerly Busan Technical University)
  • M.A. in Urban Engineering, Dong-A University
  • Ph.D. in Urban Engineering, Dong-A University


  • 2003.12~2006.08 Director of Construction and Transportation Bureau (Class IV Officer), Director of Civil Service Bureau, Director of Urban Management Bureau, Gimhae, South Gyeongsang Province
  • 2006.08~2009.07 Director of Public Institution Relocation Committee, Chief of Housing Department, Chief of Harbor and Logistics Department
  • 2009.07~2010.04 Vice Mayor of Changnyeong County, South Gyeongsang Province
  • 2010.04~2013.01 Director of Agriculture and Fisheries Bureau, South Gyeongsang Province (Class III Officer), Director of Urban Construction and Disaster Prevention Bureau, Director of Construction Project Office
  • 2013.05~2014.01 Assistant Minister for Planning and Coordination, South Gyeongsang Province (Class II Officer)
  • 2015.03~2015.12 Commissioner of Busan Jinhae Free Economic Zone Authority (Class I Officer)


  • Proud Public Official Award (No. 640) / Minister of Home Affairs (1988)
  • Government Award (No. 1246989) / President’s Award (1999)
  • Government Award (No. 75411) / President’s Complimentary Award (2005)
  • Certification of Prestigious Family with Outstanding Fulfillment of Military Service (No. 2005-11) / Commissioner of Military Manpower Administration (2005)
  • Received an award (No. 7347) from the Commissioner of Military Manpower Administration (Three generations of the Huh Family fulfilled military duties, contributing to the national security)
  • Government Award (No. 31523) / Red Striped Order of Service Merit (2014)
  • The 14th Proud Pukyongman Award / President of Pukyong National University (2015)


  • Dreaming of Human City Gimhae / Park Publishing Company (2013)