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Researcher in Energy Politics, University of Cambridge

Tae-Hoon Kim is a PhD candidate in the History Faculty at the University of Cambridge. His research area is on British fuel policy in the 1960s and 70s. He focuses on examining the politics underlying power generation and fuel supply. Tae has a BA, MA and MPhil in History from the University of Cambridge. Upon receiving his MPhil in 2007, Tae joined the Republic of Korea Army, where he served as a Military Intelligence Officer and Interpreter from 2008 to 2011. After retiring from active duty in 2011, he worked as a research assistant in the Institute For Integrated International Studies (IIIS) at Trinity College Dublin from 2011 to 2012.

Research Interests:

Geo-politics of energy security

Electricity market reform

Political economy of energy policy

Consumer rights in energy


  • –present
    PhD Researcher in Energy Politics, University of Cambridge


Certificate of Commendation from the Chairman of the Republic of Korea Joint Chiefs of Staff (ROK JCS): August 2010