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Translation and others

  • Co-translator, Min Kabwan (민갑완[閔甲完]). 백년한[百年恨] (autobiography) (Seoul, Communication books, 2014)
  • Translator, Feature stories of “韓国文化”, issued by the Korean Cultural Center in Japan, 1984–85
  • Monitor, Korean programs of the Radio Japan, NHK, 1984–85

Secretarial work

  • 2008–   Web designer and the secretariat for the Kumho-Asiana Cup (クムホ・アシアナ杯)
  • 2009–   Web designer for the (a network of Korean language institutes and instructors in Japan)
  • 1999–2010   Secretariat for JAKEHS (高等学校韓国朝鮮語教育ネットワーク)


  • 1971–72   Shinzansha, Inc. (信山社)
  • 1973–77   Japan Regional Office, Korean Airlines (大韓航空)
  • 1977–80   International Developers, Inc. (国際開発)
  • 1980–84   Congress Organizers Dept., Simul International, Inc.  (サイマル・インターナショナル)
  • 1984–93   Editorial Dept., Japan Echo, Inc. (ジャパン・エコー社)
  • 1985   Chief staff, Foreign Press Center of the Tsukuba International Exposition (つくば科技博フォーリンプレスセンター)
  • 1987–89   Cultural attache, Japan Information Center, Consulate General of Japan, Toronto, Canada (在トロント日本総領事館 領事)
  • 1989–90   Senior staff, the Association of the Osaka International Exposition (大阪花博 外事部)
  • 1993–96   Senior Program Officer, Tokyo Office, United States-Japan Foundation   (米日財団東京事務所 シニアプログラムオフィサー)
  • 1996–2010   Chief Program Officer, The Japan Forum (国際文化フォーラム)
  • 2010–11   Editorial Dept., Ask International, Inc. (アスクインターナショナル)
  • 2011–12   Editorial Dept., Nippon Communications Foundation (日本ドットコム財団)
  • 2013–14   Web designer and the secretariat for the Asiana Academy, Asiana Staff Service, Inc. (アシアナスタッフサービス)
  • 2015–    Senior advisor, World Family Inc.
  • 2017- Freelance reviewer; web designer for, blog by a Korean diplomat in Japan), and others


  • 1968    High school diploma, Toho High School (桐朋高等学校), Tokyo
  • 1969-70   Faculty of Letters, Keio University (慶應義塾大学文学部), Kanagawa
  • 1993    B.A. The Open University of Japan (放送大学教養学士号), Chiba
  • 1993-95   M.A. Graduate School of International Politics and Economics, Aoyama Gakuin University (青山学院大学大学院 国際政治学修士号), Tokyo

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