Dr. Sang Hoon Lee is a Professor of Finance and Dean of BRAC Business School, BRAC University in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Joining BRACU in 2020, his vision was to establish the business school on a new platform, a platform where quality research is as important as quality teaching. With that vision in mind and understanding the needs of the industry, Professor Lee and key members of the business school pioneered in establishing the Research and Professional Development Centers (RPDCs) within BRAC Business School.

His main research interests include valuation, financial literacy, and financial development, and regulatory impacts on financial markets, among others. Dr. Lee has been teaching finance and investment subjects for more than 20 years in the U.S., Korea, Kazakhstan, and Bangladesh, and his main teaching subjects are Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, and Financial Derivatives.

Dr. Lee previously worked as an executive in a self-regulatory organization, Korea Securities Dealers Association. His main role included supervising International Affairs, Bond Market, and OTC Market divisions and worked as a delegation of government for Korea’s OECD membership application process. Dr. Lee also operated his own consulting firm advising corporate clients and financial regulators on regulatory conformity, international funding, and investor dispute resolution. He helped domestic and foreign clients to understand the local market, and to expand their commercial and financial relationships with a wide range of entities in Korea and other Asian Markets.

Dr. Lee graduated with Ph.D. in Financial Economics from the University of New Orleans, an MBA from the University of New Orleans, and a BA from YonSei University in Korea.