Byung-Geun Jeon has worked as a journalist for the Chosun Ilbo in South Korea for the past ten years. From 2006 to 2007, he served as an international correspondent to Sao Paulo, Brazil. Prior to his joining the Chosun Ilbo, Mr. Jeon was a full-time lecturer on International Affairs at the Korean Air Force Academy (1994-1997).

In 2005, Mr. Jeon was a fellow in the Jefferson Fellowship Program at the East-West Center at the University of Hawaii, and in 2003, he participated in the National Security Course at the Korean National Defense University.

Mr. Jeon holds a B.A. in Law and an M.A. in Political Science from Seoul National University.