Kimmo Nuotio is a professor of criminal law and the director of the Institute of Criminology and Legal Policy at the University of Helsinki. He is a member of board of the Rule of Law Center established under University of Helsinki in 2021. He was the Dean of the Faculty of Law (2010-2017) and was the first Chair of Board of the Finnish Center of Chinese Law and Legal Culture. He has also been a chair of board of the Aleksanteri Institute as well as a member of board the University of Arts. He is a member of the Global Faculty invited by the Faculty of Law of Peking University. His research interests include criminal law, legal theory, social theory, rule of law and global law.