Board of Directors

Keonmug Lim, Chairman

Mr. Lim was appointed as Chairman of Harvest in August, 2021. He has M.Sc. degrees in Mineral and Petroleum Engineering Department from Seoul National University in Korea. He joined KNOC in 1992 and has worked mainly in exploration and production of oil and gas projects. Mr. Lim was Managing Director of KNOC Kazachstan office from 2016 to 2018 and SVP of E&P-Overseas Business Dept. II from 2019 to 2021, KNOC

Jongchan Lim

Mr. Lim has a bachelor’s degree in Mining and Mineral Engineering from Inha University in Korea. He joined KNOC in 1993 and has worked mainly in exploration and production of oil and gas projects. He was appointed SVP of KNOC’s Overseas Business Dept. I in 2022 and is currently SVP of Exploration and Production within the Overseas Business Dept. II.

Haeje Seong

Mr. Seong, Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting Department of KNOC, joined the company in 1992 and has built 30-year career in the fields of accounting, tax and internal audit, mainly with senior roles, such as Controller, General Manager of tax team. 
He majored in Business Administration and Accounting in Chungnam National University. having a bachelor’s degree.

Jungwoo Seo

Mr. Seo is a certified and professionally qualified public accountant with KPMG in Korea and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Hanyang University in Seoul. He has been with KNOC for 20 years working in various roles and locations, including leading the subsidiaries business, finance management and business planning. His international assignments have included Deputy Chief Financial Officer at Dana Petroleum in UK, Financial Director at Altius Petroleum in Kazakhstan, and a CFO Advisory at Savia in Peru. He has held a number of senior roles within KNOC most recently as General Manager for America/Europe Business Department prior to assuming his current leadership position at Harvest.


Mr. Nam was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Director of Harvest in March 2023. He graduated from Soong-sil University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Mr. Nam joined KNOC in 1998 and has over 25 years of experience within marketing, strategic planning, financial accounting, management accounting, corporate portfolio, asset optimization, international joint ventures (Vietnam, cooperating with ConocoPhillips from 2009 to 2012), and Dana Petroleum (UK based subsidiary of KNOC) from 2014 to 2018. Prior to joining Harvest, as general manager, he has taken on and successfully achieved key international portfolio projects.

Duki Nam
Dohyun Kim

Mr. Kim was appointed as Chief Operating Officer and Director of Harvest in February 2024. He graduated from Ulsan University with a Bachelor degree of Chemical Engineering. Mr. Kim started work at a petrochemical plant as a process engineer in 1995. Afterwards, joined KNOC in 2004 and has a total of 30 years of experience with field development, facility design, operation, production, energy management, and project management. Prior to joining Harvest, as a general manager, he has taken successful field development in UAE and facility optimization tasks for global KNOC’s operation fields from 2019 to January 2024.

Gerald Chipeur, KC

Mr. Chipeur is a partner at the law firm of Miller Thomson, LLP and a member of the Law Societies of Alberta and British Columbia. Over the last four decades, his practice has focused on business, public policy and regulatory matters. Gerry has pleaded cases before both administrative tribunals and the courts, including over two dozen matters in the Supreme Court of Canada. Gerry served three terms as the Chair of the Calgary Homeless Foundation and currently serves on the Criminal Code Review Board. He also teaches the negotiation of Indigenous rights at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law. As well, Gerry is the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Korea in Alberta.