Taek Jin Han is a Foreign Service Officer from the Republic of Korea. In 2012, he graduated second in class and summa cum laude from Seoul National University with a B.A. in international relations. In 2017, he received an M.A. in North Korean politics from the University of North Korean Studies in Seoul. Taek Jin served in the army as an intelligence translator and analyst when North Korea conducted its first nuclear test in 2006. This experience led him to study international relations and to pursue a diplomatic career. During his seven years of service, Taek Jin oversaw the relocation of the U.S. military forces in Korea (USFK), and the defense technology consultation between South Korea and the United States. Speaking fluent Spanish, he led Korean Foreign Minister’s first historic visit to Havana in 2016. Currently, Taek Jin is studying public policy as a graduate student of Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University.