Jacco Zwetsloot

Network moderator, Seoul

Jacco Zwetsloot has lived in Korea for 20 of the last 25 years, with a broad range of work experience in the communication, legal, tourism, training and broadcasting sectors. He has worked as an English teacher, a tour guide for the US military, a regular radio show guest, and a translator of North Korean propaganda.

Currently, Jacco works as a content creator for Insight Communications Consultants, hosts a weekly podcast about North Korea, moderates panel discussions, writes a monthly Korean newspaper column and still leads occasional lunchtime walking tours in downtown Seoul for the Royal Asiatic Society Business & Culture Club.

Jacco holds a Master of Arts degree in Korean Studies from Leiden University, a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies from Monash University and a separate Bachelor of Arts in Modern European Studies and German Language from the University of Melbourne.

Expertise Expertise

South Korea, North Korea

Specialist subjects Specialist subjects

Communications, marketing, tourism, corporate training, broadcasting sectors

Languages Languages

English, Korean, Dutch, German

Location Location

Seoul, South Korea