Hyeong Jeong Kim is an Associate Scientific Support Officer to the Science Unit of the Convention to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

Hyeong Jeong Kim was selected and appointed for a CoP18-approved core funded position with the Science Unit following the UN selection process and assumed the position effective 13 March 2021. She has a background in conservation biology and has experience working in field laboratory with many species. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Washington, USA. Ms. Kim is a national of South Korea