Chang Hee Kim

Chang Hee Kim

Chang Hee Kim



  • MSc Education, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • BBA International Economics and Law, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea


Chang H. Kim is currently a PhD candidate at the Singapore campus of James Cook University Australia. His primary research interests include circular economy business models and Product-Service System (servitization) in Asian countries. He serves as an external expert for the Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (a quasi-governmental organization affiliated with the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea) on the circular economy agenda. From 2013 to 2019, he was a full-time lecturer in Business Management at Republic Polytechnic in Singapore. His opinion and interview pieces have appeared in Times Higher Education, Euronews, and leading media outlets in South Korea.

Thesis Title

Circular economy business models and consumer acceptance in the electrical and electronic equipment sector: A comparative study of Singapore and South Korea

Advisory Panel

Primary: A/Prof Adrian Kuah, Secondary: A/Prof K. Thirumaran, Advisor Mentor: Prof Dean Jerry


  • James Cook University Australia – Sustainability Research Cluster, Member
  • Academy of Management (AOM) - Organizations and the Natural Environment (ONE), Member
  • Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS), Member

Research Interests

  • Circular Economy Business Models
  • Product-Service System (Servitization)