Doctor of Philosophy in Juridical Science, University Turku, 1997.
Professor University Turku, 2000—2002, Business Law, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland, since 2002, University Helsinki, since 2009. Partner Law Office Villa Oy, Helsinki, Finland, 1996.
Deputy member Panel Takeovers and Mergers, Helsinki, 2006. Member Association Finnish Lawyers, 2007.
Life partner Vilja Hahto. 1 child Vivian Veronica.