I’m a sociologist with a background in criminology and sociology of law. Currently working as a planning officer at the Institute of Criminology and Legal Policy at University of Helsinki.

Areas of expertise include crime victim surveys (see Finnish National Crime Victim Survey) and compensation of victims of crime. Working on a doctoral thesis focusing on neighbourhood disadvantage and crime.

Chairman of the board at the Finnish Society of Criminal Law and Criminology (Suomen Kriminalistiyhdistys – Kriminalistföreningen i Finland). Member of the Board at the Finnish Association for Legal and Social Sciences (Oikeus- ja yhteiskuntatieteellinen yhdistys).