Attended studies in economic. Graduate, Korean Language Institute, Yonsei University, 1986. Bachelor East Asian studies, Stockholm University, 1987.
Doctor of Philosophy Korean Studies, Stockholm University, 1996.
Director E. Asian Studies Program Stockholm University, Stockholm, since 1987. Language: external lecturer on Korea, since 1988. Visiting researcher, economic Seoul National University, Seoul, 1990—1991.
Translator and Korean interpreter. Visiting researcher Korea Institute for National Unification, Seoul, 2002—2004. Chairman Associate for Oriental Studies, Stockholm University, 1987—1989.
Member Associate for Korean Studies, Europe, since 1988.
Chairman E. Timor Communications, Sweden, since 1998. Member Swedish Fellowship of Reconciliation, since 1997, Associate for a Free Papua, Sweden, since 1999. Member of Association for Koreans in Sweden, Nordic Association Japanese and Korean Studies, Korean Associate in Sweden.
Married Hee-Sook Lee, March 8, 1987. 1 child Rebecka Ye-Mi.