Ms. Sun Hwa CHO began her career at Korea Customs Service in 2000. Her experience as a Customs enforcement expert paved her way to WCO RILO AP in 2012-2013 and again in 2018-2019, where she contributed to the management of the Customs Enforcement Network (CEN).
Her collaboration with the WCO Drug Team resulted in the successful implementation of WCO Operation CATalyst, which aimed at targeting New Psychoactive Substances (NPS). This was followed by a contribution to WCO Operation CATalyst 2 in 2018.
Between 2020 and 2022, Ms. CHO had the opportunity to engage in FTA negotiations and collaborated with both domestic and overseas agencies in the implementation of FTAs, including a role in the operation and development of Electronic Origin Data Exchange System (EODES) at the FTA Implementation Division.
In 2023, in recognition of her consistent contributions, Ms. CHO was elected as the chairperson of the WCO Technical Committee on Rules of Origin. Currently, she continues her service by overseeing various WCO matters at the External Relations Division.
Day 2: Thursday 9 November 2023