Prior to joining WorldAware, Lee worked as a Program Manager and Research Assistant in the Asia Division of the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). He coordinated and managed a range of projects on U.S. relations in East Asia including alliance management with Japan and South Korea, U.S.-China coordination on DPRK (North Korea) contingency planning, and China-Taiwan cross-Strait dialogue. Prior to joining CSIS, he served as a Brent Scowcroft Award Fellow within the Aspen Strategy Group of the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC. 

Lee received his masters in international relations from the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University, and his undergraduate degree in international relations with honors from Claremont McKenna College. Lee is based out of WorldAware's Singapore Office.