Mr. Lee is the Head of Korean Operations. Prior to joining EMP Infra, Mr. Lee was the Founder and CEO of Cretium Capital LLC, an advisory firm for cross border investment between Korean investment capital and US alternative investment opportunities - it was merged with Belstar in 2011.  He conducted project sourcing and analysis, and investment structuring for major Korean financial institutions including pension funds, securities companies, insurance companies, industry capital and private money.  Prior, Mr. Lee was a Vice President at KPMG Financial Advisory Service and managed over 10 corporate M&A and loan transactions including non-performing loans with aggregate principal balance of $20 billion.


Mr. Lee received a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science from Yonsei University and an MBA from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Regional Focus


Korea, South East Asia 



Private equity, emerging markets, corporate finance, alternative investments,

infrastructure development, market dislocations. 



Seocho-gu, Seocho-dong

1542-1, Dongil Highvill 605

Seoul, Korea (137-872)

Tel: +82-2-3486-2049
Fax: +82-2-3486-2043

Joonho Lee  (CEO Korea, Partner)