Mr. Taeil Kang,

Mr. Kang, Taeil

Director of Capacity Building Directorate, World Customs Organization

Mr. Taeil KANG passed Higher Civil Service Examination and joined Korea Customs Service (hereinafter “Korea Customs”) in 1995. His professional career has spanned a variety of major customs areas including customs clearance, post audit, customs computerization, and international cooperation for 23 years in Korea Customs.

From September 2017, he has taken up the position of Director General of Information and International Affairs Bureau of Korea Customs and he has continued to modernize customs administration and been hosting various capacity building activities designed for developing Members. Throughout his career with Korea Customs, Mr. KANG has consistently demonstrated his commitment to customs modernization and capacity building to ensure trade facilitation and security.

In 2019, He was elected as the director of Capacity Building Directorate at WCO and has been especially trying to introduce new technology based capacity building for Members, which includes data analytics, VR assisted training and on-line customs training.