Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.
Thomas J Byrne
We are pleased to share with you that Thomas J Byrne has been named, ICAS Fellow , effective immediately.
Thomas J Byrne is Vice President and Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions and Sovereign Group, Moody’s Investors Service where he serves as an expert on the credit worthiness and economic challenges faced by many Asian nations, including Japan, China, Korea, and Thailand. While a Moody’s observer for the fast-changing region since 1997, Tom worked for the previous 12 years at the Institute of International Finance in Washington D.C., spending much of that time as the senior economist in the Asia Department. He also worked in Korea for three years as a US Peace Corps volunteer before returning home to complete an MA degree in International Relations with an emphasis on economics at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Tom has spoken at such organizations as the World Bank, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Asia Society, the China Institute, ICAS, the Korea Economic Institute and the Korea Society. His first appearance before the ICAS platform was at the ICAS Fall Symposium 2000 at Capitol Hill, Washington DC.
Tom delivered an ICAS Lecture
The Tension in the Korean Peninsula and the South Korea's Economy
yesterday at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President