Professor Kimmo Nuotio is professor of criminal law at the University of Helsinki. He is a criminal law scholar with a broad interest in the field. He has published on issues such as terrorist offences, comparative criminal law, Nordic and Finnish criminal law, European criminal law, criminal law and cultural diversity, often from a theoretical angle. He is interested in questions of how criminal law should be approached in the context of modern societies and how criminal law relates to human rights and fundamental rights, and to the idea of Rechtsstaat and the legal development more generally. He has been involved in the founding of the China Law Centre as well as the Legal Tech Lab at the Faculty of Law of the University of Helsinki. He has been a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University institute, a visiting professor at the University of Toronto and at the University of Leuven, and he is the member of Global Faculty of the Faculty of Law of University of Peking.