Dr. Haukkala is currently a Professor of International Relations at the Faculty of Management, University of Tampere, Finland. Until summer 2018 he was the Secretary General and Chief of the Cabinet at the Office of the President of the Republic of Finland and Foreign Policy Adviser to the President. Previously he has held positions at the Universities of Turku and Tampere, the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs as well as visiting positions at the College of Europe in Natolin (Warsaw), the EU Institute of Security Studies (Paris), the IISS (London) and the University of Stirling (Scotland). He is the author of numerous books and articles on EU foreign policy, Russia and International Relations. Dr. Haukkala is an accomplished public speaker who takes a growing interest in questions of bringing order and governance into increasingly turbulent world politics.