Namwoo moved to NZ in 2002 from Korea. He completed a BA in Linguistics and Language teaching, as well as a MA in Translation Studies at University of Auckland. He has been a full member of NZSTI (New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters Incorporated) since 2013.
Namwoo has been teaching Korean at several local schools in Auckland, and he is passionate about sharing Korean language and culture with his students. He loves travelling and playing table tennis.