Prof. Keun-Wook Paik is a specialist on Northeast Asia’s oil and gas issues, in particular Sino-Russian oil and gas cooperation, China’s natural gas industry, and DPRK’s offshore oil exploration. He joined the Institute in January 2007 and also is currently associate fellow, Energy, Environment and Development Programme, Chatham House. Professor Paik is author of “Sino-Russian Oil and Gas Cooperation: The Reality and Implications” (Oxford University Press, 2012). He is author of more than 40 contributed papers. He served as an advisor to Sino-Russian Oil and Gas Cooperation Committee, CNPC during March 1998-December 1999 and as an advisor to Chairman of the Government, Sakha Republic during November 2000-November 2002. He also served as a consultant for the establishment of UNDP GTI’s Energy Board and the Energy Expert Council during the first half of 2006. In 2011, Prof. Paik was invited as a visiting Professor on Geopolitics of Northeast Asian Energy at Global Collaborative 2011 Summit Programme at Kyunghee University. In 2012, He became a part time BP Professor at Moscow School of Management Skolkovo Energy Centre. In 2013, he was invited as Adjunct Professor of Energy Politics for Yonsei-OIES Programme on Energy Security at Yonsei-Seri EU Centre under Institute of East-West Studies, Yonsei University.