Bruce Han

Bruce Han

Director of Engagement and Development
Council of Korean Americans
Bruce Han serves as the Director of Engagement and Development at the Council of Korean Americans (CKA). Prior to joining CKA, Bruce served as a Major Gift Officer at Haverford College, engaging alumni and major donors of the college for the school’s annual fundraising campaigns. Bruce also served on the Council on Presidential Initiatives and the President’s Council at Swarthmore College, his alma mater, for a successful completion of the college’s last capital campaign. 

In addition to philanthropic work, Bruce spent over thirty years in the capital markets and investment banking world, working on a wide range of sectors including private equity, fixed income, and alternative investment products at Samsung Securities, UBS, JPMorgan, and Merrill Lynch. 

Bruce is also a seasoned TV host of the only English language business show (Global Signs) for the Korea Economic Broadcasting Station (Hankyung TV). Through this platform, he had the privilege of interviewing esteemed business luminaries such as Stephan A. Schwarzman, the co-founder and president of the Blackstone Group; Jim Rogers, co-founder of the Quantum Fund and Soros Fund Management, and James Rickards, the author of the national bestseller, Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis. 

Bruce is a graduate of Swarthmore College, Columbia University, and Yonsei University, where he studied Asian history and international relations. Fluent in both Korean and English, he possesses a unique ability to bridge cultures and facilitate meaningful connections within the Korean American community.

Bruce’s leadership and dedication to CKA’s mission make him a valuable asset in advancing our organization’s goals.