Membership Information

The Seoul Financial Forum (SFF) was founded in October 2001 by a group of scholars, policymakers and professionals with interest and expertise in finance, as well as concern for the continued economic success of Korea. The primary purpose of the SFF is to help Korea emerge as the premier regional financial hub in Northeast Asia.

Individual Membership
To become an individual member of the Seoul Financial Forum, the applicant, regardless of nationality, must be recommended for membership by one of the present SFF members. Once recommended, the individual should submit his or her application to the SFF secretariat and pay an annual membership fee of KRW 300,000, after which, he or she can participate in a variety of activities held by the SFF free of charge.

Corporate Membership (Institutional Membership)
To become a corporate member of the Seoul Financial Forum, the institution must be invited by one of the present SFF members or by the secretariat of the SFF. The SFF Membership Committee will then determine whether to admit the institution or not after reviewing its qualifications. Once admitted to membership, the institution shall pay an annual membership fee of KRW 5,000,000, after which, all executives, including the head of the institution, can participate in a variety of activities held by the SFF free of charge.

Payment of Membership Dues

  ■ Individual Membership Dues: KRW 300,000 per year
  ■ Corporate Membership Dues: KRW 5,000,000 per year


Annual membership dues are payable to the Seoul Financial Forum via the following account:
  - Bank: KEB Hana Bank (Former Korea Exchange Bank)
  - Account Number: 061-13-44336-5
  - Account Holder: Seoul Financial Forum (사단법인 서울파이낸셜포럼)

Non-profit Status
In March 2002, the Seoul Financial Forum gained official non-profit status from the Ministry of Finance and Economy, making all membership fees and donations to the Forum tax deductible.

Inquiry: Seoul Financial Forum Secretariat, 02-761-6002, sff@nsi.or.kr