Lee, Won Young

Lee, Won Young

Studied landscape architecture at the University of Seoul. She has spearheaded Seoul’s efforts to create urban open space for over 30 years. He led a campaign that paved the way for citizen-led tree planting movements called “Seoul, a Blooming Flower,” which increased quantity of green spaces in Seoul and raised the city’s status as a green city. The very first Seoul Garden Show was also held under his leadership, a function that played a major role in spreading garden culture in the city. Today, he strives to lay the groundwork for the Seoul Botanic Park to become a world-class botanical garden,


~ 1992 University of Seoul Bachelor, Landscape Architecture

Work of Experienc

2009 ~ 2011         Seoul Metropolitan Government Head of Seoul Forest Park Conservancy
2013 ~ 2017         Seoul Metropolitan Government Head of Landscaping Planning at Green Seoul Bureau
2018 ~ Present    Seoul Botanic Park Director